Food Technologist - Dairy

Date:  19-Feb-2021
Posting End Date: 
Location: 

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 and support the introduction of new ingredient solutions to the market.  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. Within a global network, our experts create innovative solutions for dairy products that contribute to a sustainable lifestyle. ICL Food Specialties leads the way in the development of functional ingredients that add texture and stability to high-quality foods.

 

About the job 
You will be part of a global team of Food and Customer Support Application Technologists and Lab Application Technologist. With a team of 6 international colleagues and a connection to the 3 other applications labs in Brazil, US and China. You will technically support our customers around the globe with your knowhow of Dairy and Stabilization system like phosphates or hydrocolloids. You will be assigned to one of the regions. You will be part of our team in Ladenburg, Germany and due to visiting our customers you are travelling a lot. Our customers are Food and Dairy Processing companies. 

 

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. 
  • Carrying out applications laboratory tests including the documentation.  
  • Planning and execution of customer visits.   
  • Close cooperation with colleagues from the sales department. 
  • You will lead some projects of new product development

 

About you
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 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  
  • You are curious, pragmatic and flexible. You work in a transparent way with a team-mindset.
  • Ability to travel 70% of your time.  
  • Great communication skills; fluent in English and German is a benefit. 

 

Location:  You will be based in Germany, ICL Ladenburg. 

Apply now!
Do you recognize yourself in the above description? Does the job appeal to you? Then we’d love to see your application! Click on "Apply now" button and upload your resume and cover letter online. We offer an attractive salary in line with responsibilities, very good secondary arrangements and a professional working environment within a global company. 

If you have any questions, please contact Yael O’Callaghan, Recruitment Manager Europe via yael.ocallaghan@icl-group.com or +31646113773.   

 

About us 
ICL manufactures a wide range of ingredients and functional mixtures that bring about the desired processing and product properties: texture change, fermentation behavior, flavor enhancement, longer shelf life, emulsification and nutrient enrichment.
The impetus for innovation is based on great ingredients and a really reliable partner. As a global leader in protein management, ICL offers functional ingredient systems that give food and beverages the desired texture and stability. We support our customers with innovative solutions.
 
Functional ingredients
ICL Food Specialties has the entire supply chain from the mine to the customer under control. This makes us the world's only, fully backwards integrated supplier of phosphate-based ingredients. For the customer this means: reliable delivery of stable products of the highest and consistent quality. ICL Food Specialties is constantly expanding its field of activity and developing new protein sources, thereby opening up a wide range of opportunities for our customers to differentiate themselves from the competition. Our portfolio is constantly being developed. This creates new, unique applications for food, which in turn enables our customers to innovate.

The ICL Food Specialties team is a truly global network of expertise in research and development, formulation and sales, and is committed to improving the foods that enrich the world. We have expanded our application resources with R&D centers of excellence in Australia, China, Europe, North and South America. 
 
If you would like to find out more about ICL Food Specialties, our products and our solutions, visit our website: www.iclfood.com