Career Opportunity – Applications Development

TITLE: Applications Development REPORTS TO: Flavorist, Confectionery

LOCATION: Lacey, Washington

DEPT: Technical SUPERVISES: None

BACK UP FOR: Applications, Technical Sales BACKED UP BY: Applications/ Lab Techs

RESPONSIBILITIES OVERALL:

Applications for Flavor Development ProjectsPrepare new, innovative, and replicate product for customer requests and demonstrations.

Develop professional relationships specifically with customers’ technical and R&D Encourage collaboration within community of Callisons Technical, Inside Sales, Priority Account Sales on converting flavor development into new business.

Compose finished goods insights to support Sales & Marketing with reference applications.

Coordinate with Flavor Development to drive unique concepts to market Callisons technical capabilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES WHICH ARE SPECIFIC TO QUALITY CONTROL:

Support customers by leading specific assignments related such as technical troubleshooting

Anticipate customers’ process to solve flavor problems
AUTHORITY TO INITIATE ACTION, GUARD QUALITY, VERIFY IMPLEMENTING ACTIONS, CONTROL PROCESSING OR PROCESSES:

Critique and report effectiveness of applications for evaluating flavors, and flavor in application.

Develop proficiency in food and oral care categories to be able to support colleagues across target applications: Confectionery, Oral Care, and Snacks.

Evaluate and recommend flavors per application.

Build working relationships within technical and professional community to support personal and project development.

Strong sensory exposure to guide appropriate screening of flavors in confectionery model systems

SPECIFICS:

Minimum BS Food Science, Chemistry-related degree, or Culinary Degree and at least 5 years’ experience developing candy/ confectionery products from concept to scale up.

Strong hands-on experience developing confectionery formulas and troubleshooting recipe and process.

Strong computer skills with focus on documenting formulas and insights.

Working relationship with industry partners to network and resolve formulation challenges for internal and customer projects.

Experience evaluating appropriateness of ingredients in formulation and anticipating appropriate testing.

Anticipated travel: Confectionery industry events, Customer visits

CONTACT:

Brandon Jahner
Callisons
2400 Callison Road NE, Lacey, WA 98516
t. 360-709-6692
www.callisons.com