Global Technical Applications Specialist

River Forest, IL

Posted: 10/24/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 462.18JF Pay Rate: 100,000 - 120,000

Global Technical Applications Specialist

The Technical Applications Specialist (TAS) are part of the global Customer Technical Service (CTS) dedicated to accompanying food industries in developing innovative solutions for food markets.  Based on scientific approach and knowledge of company products functionalities and added values in goods, CTS is partnering with customers to speed up their development, by knowing their application and understanding their needs.  CTS teams develop strong relationships with their Global R&D and their commercial and marketing forces to better serve their customers.  TAS are mainly focused on innovation, recognized as technical specialists in their market segments.  Their main mission is to secure on applicative aspects the development of new solutions for the market at global scale.  TAS for specialized Nutrition will be based in the US, acting globally.  The market segment is focused on sport nutrition, clinical nutrition and infant nutrition.  Key accountabilities to include:

  • Collect and analyze the applicative voice of customers for the innovation projects; contributes to the value proposition determination for new solutions. Support technically defined project with a high degree of technical challenge, mainly for global, and key customers (60% time)
  • On marketing request, TAS is a resource to capture technical voice of customer/market needs, for a deep understanding of the market
  • Contribute to early R&D projects
  • Build with industrial and university, a network to achieve high technical knowhow in market segment
  • Coordinate in its market segment, the global technical CTS network
  • Work closely with CTS scientists to demonstrate/evaluate functional value of their new solutions
  • Train customers and internal when needed on new solutions; is part of the internal key customers steering teams

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at

JO:  462.18JF


  • 10 years application development experience and demonstrated expertise in specialized nutrition market segment. Expertise in proteins is required.  Experience in customer relationships, international is a plus
  • BS in Science related discipline
  • Able to coach peers, transfer knowledge
  • Influential skills, initiate and lead cross functional team and projects

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at

JO:  462.18JF



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