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3/16/2017, Application Specialist, Bakery
Mississauga, Ontario
Reporting to the Director of Research & Development, the Application Specialist, Bakery will contribute to the successful implementation of specific solutions with industrial bakery customers and partners.  The Application Specialist will utilize his/her relevant bakery experience and know-how of processes, applications and products to influence key internal and external decision makers in order to implement proposed solutions with the customer. 

Key Accountabilities:
	Implement appropriate solutions (existing and new) and commercialize ingredients and products with industrial customers. 
	Troubleshoot with customers at their facilities and on their production lines. 
	Create and maintain network/relationships with key equipment manufacturers. 
	Constantly look for new business opportunities in the industrial market (solution to reduce costs of our clients, improve performance, and bring innovations utilizing Puratos technologies).
	Perform baking tests in the lab before the implementation in the industrial line in collaboration with local, regional and global R&D and product development teams. 
	Participate in internal and external product knowledge presentations and seminars; train colleagues and customers in Puratos product & process knowledge.
	Provide intelligence on innovative materials or technologies that can differentiate our products.
	Become leading expert in product range by participating in training and developmental opportunities. 	

Skills, Education and Experience Requirements:
	Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in industrial bakery production.
	Food Science or Food Technology qualifications, degree preferred.
	Expert at the understanding the links between process/ingredients/end product/ and their interactions between decors, fillings and glazes. 
	Expert in industrial processing (equipment, operating procedures & settings).
	Demonstrated problem solving capabilities.
	Good understanding of the functionality of ingredients / additives. 
	Excellent communication (verbal & written) and technical sales skills.
	Dynamic and hands-on person with analytical skills.
	Capable to organize, plan and execute tasks reliably and independently.
	Able to think logically around issues & tasks and provide solutions.
	Strong understanding of market dynamics and customer relationship management.
	Proficient in MS Office.
	Willing to travel approximately 20% of the time.

To apply, please submit your resume to   Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Puratos Canada Inc. is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Accommodations are available on request for applicants with a disability in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact or 905-362-3695 if you require accommodation.

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