Senior Application Specialist, Personal Care

Kansas City, MO

Posted: 03/15/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 109.19MR Pay Rate: 90,000 - 110,000

Senior Application Specialist, Personal Care

We are looking for a Senior Applications Specialist with experience working in personal care with an emphasis on oral care to support their growing personal care business.

This candidate will primarily work in oral care applications but will also work on selected personal care projects to provide superior and sustainable solutions for the personal care industry.

The scope for this position is the primary liaison for oral care working with their broad ingredient portfolio to support their oral and personal care customers.  And a chance to build a technical support organization for oral care from the ground up.  Strong cooperation with many internal and external partners will be necessary for the development and optimization of solutions with a focus on serving customer’s needs.  You will work independently and proactively develop new innovation solutions with their Systems & Texturants research group.

The incumbent will collaborate with other members of innovation, both within the North Americas region and globally.  Your role will include planning, managing and prioritizing personal care projects.  Other initiatives include:

  • Development of new products that address market needs
  • Development of application literature such as Technical Memorandums, Invention disclosures, and patents
  • Keep up-to-date on trends, new technical developments and competitor’s activities by monitoring applications for processing systems and ingredients

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Rigas at maryr@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • 4-year college degree with a focus in Chemistry, Food Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience working in personal care with an emphasis on oral care
  • Skills and knowledge in personal care applications
  • The ability to lead projects and work with their customers to grow their personal care business
  • The ability to work independently while participating in a team environment is an integral part of this position
  • Work experience with a personal care manufacturer and/or ingredient supplier to the personal care industry
  • Processing or plant experience
  • This position will operate in an office/laboratory environment and may require outside travel up to 20-30% of the time

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Rigas at maryr@cps4jobs.com.

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Mary Rigas
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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