Applications Technologist

Schaumburg, IL

Posted: 02/23/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 834.22MH Experience:

Job Description

Applications Technologist

Assists in all aspects of the research & development department, including producing finished samples in the pilot plant, analytical testing of products and ingredients, and interacting with the sales department and customers.  Maintaining compliance with all company policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Mix formulations (dairy, bakery, plant-based, etc.)
  • Produce finished samples and present to customers
  • Prepare finished sample labels, formulation letters, assemble shipping documents for sales and customers
  • Prepare spec sheets and nutritionals
  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitary conditions in the pilot plant
  • Prepare and present Power Point presentations for customers in a support role for sales
  • Support sales department and customers at plant trials

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Harris-Rigas at

JO:  834.22MH

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in Food Science
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Excellent computer proficiency: MS Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook Knowledge of ESHA Genesis nutritional software
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Must have knowledge of SQF, GMP’s, Kosher, Sanitation, Allergen, Organic practices
  • Some travel required

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Harris-Rigas at

JO:  834.22MH


Meet Your Recruiter

Mary Harris
Section Manager/ Sr. Technical Recruiter

I specialize in connecting talent within the Food and Beverage Industry and proud to be part of CPS, Inc., which is on Forbes Top 20 Recruiting Firms list for 2017.

Being a manager and senior recruiter in the Food & Beverage group, our specialties include product development, quality, nutrition, regulatory, sensory, flavor development and application from entry level to executive.

I am part of a team of seven which provides more positions for candidates to consider and more candidates for client companies to consider.  We pride ourselves in building long lasting relationships and assisting both candidates and client companies in achieving their goals.

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