Application Dairy Technologist & Technical Customer Support (m/f/d)

Date:  29 Sep 2023
Posting End Date: 

Ladenburg, DE, 68526

Company:  BK Giulini GmbH

As one of our Food Application Technologist for our Dairy business you will be the technical support to our customers, support the introduction of new ingredient solutions to the market as well as propose new project and product ideas to the R&D team. You will be on the road to our customers most of your time to offer support and advice. 


ICL Group is one of the world's largest Phosphates manufacturers for industrial and food applications and crop protection. At our BK Giulini GmbH site in Ladenburg, Germany, we develop, produce and distribute stabilization systems for the food industry, as well as for coatings and paints, cosmetics and construction industries. Within a global network, our experts create innovative solutions for dairy products as well as plant based products that contribute to a sustainable and healthy lifestyle. ICL Food Specialties leads the way in the development of functional ingredients that add texture and stability to high-quality foods.


About the role
You will be part of a global team of Customer Support Application Technologists and Lab Application Technologists. With a local team of 8 international colleagues and a close collaboration with the 3 other applications labs in Brazil, USA and China. You will technically support our customers around Europe and/or Africa with your knowhow of Dairy and Stabilization system like phosphates or hydrocolloids, as well as introduce new concepts of plant based functional blends. You will be part of our team in Ladenburg, Germany. You can be based on Home Office in Europe, spending 1 week by month in Germany, and the rest in customers visits.


Our customers are Dairy Processing companies (processed cheeses, UHT milk and beverages, Hiprotein and Vegan alternatives…)


Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Technical support for our customers and market introductions of new and existing ingredients solutions. 
  • Collaboration with application lab technician, engineers, project managers and analytical laboratory staff in the development of new formulations and development of new solutions of ingredients (stabilizers, emulsifying salts). 
  • Conducting and leading seminars in-house and on-site at customer locations. 
  • Close collaboration with the sales team (Planning, execution, strategy, …)
  • Transparent reporting of customers visits & project 
  • Participating to the different international exhibitions to highlight the know-how and the product of ICL 

About you 

Autonomous, curious, pragmatic, enthusiastic to learn about industrial technologies and biochemistry, enjoying travels and to meet different customers. For this role we are looking for someone with the right know-how to support our customers. You have a degree in a in the field of Dairy or Food Chemistry. You have a professional experience with the application of food ingredients, additives or in food production (ideally in the areas of processed cheese, milk and dairy products, UHT, milk-based beverages).  


In addition, you bring: 

  • Understanding of the dairy and milk products market and the ingredients, additives market 
  • Advanced knowledge in the application of phosphates, stabilizers, Milk Proteins and hydrocolloids, or with a strong experience of production, formulation in Processed Cheeses.  
  • Willingness to travel up to 70% of your time.  
  • Great communication skills; fluent in English and French, German is a benefit. 


Location: Home office possible, based in Europe, with frequent visit (1 time/month) of Ladenburg, Germany site


Apply now!
Do you know what is happening in the field of Food production? Then we’d love to see your application! Click on "Apply now" button and upload your resume online. We can only accept applications through our online process. 
If you have any questions, please contact Constanze Certa, Talent Acquisition Specialist 


About ICL:
We are aiming for impact. We are committed to making an impact in the worlds of food, agriculture, and industrial products, and advancing humanity for a sustainable future. For more information, visit the company's global website or visit to find out more about ICL’s Food Specialties.