Application Specialist, Cheese
- Developing ingredients for the international food industry
KMC has more than 30 dedicated employees working with development of potato based solutions to the food industry world wide. Now we need a new Cheese Specialist to help us further develop our capabilities within the cheese category.
You will be part of a team of 6 Application Specialists and 3 Application Technicians. Your responsibility will be developing ingredients and solutions for the cheese industry and you will be our expert within the company. You will solve the challenges either by running trials using our state-of-the-art application center or by seeking information (from colleagues, external collaboration or literature).
You will report to our Application Director and be responsible for your own projects as well as being a sparring partner in others. You will develop concepts and technical guidelines and support our Technical Sales Managers. You will have close collaboration with KMCs R&D department as well as Technical Sale and Product Management.
Travel activity may occur and can be up to 15 days per year.
You have an in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of food technology. You probably carry a degree in Dairy Science or Food technology at Master level and your professional experience is gained within the food ingredients’ sector or in the food industry. You have a business-oriented approach to product development. Preferable you have at least 5 years’ experience within the cheese industry or as an ingredient developer for the cheese industry.
You speak fluent Danish and communicate at business level in English.
You are a team player and understand the necessity of sharing and transferring your knowledge to colleagues using your communication skills and your well-developed overview. You enjoy seeing your knowledge and solutions used by others to achieve the goals of the company.
You manage tasks and projects from idea to final solution. The task defines whether you will choose a simplified and fast solution or a complex experimental design. You are systematic in your way of working and creative in your problem solving. Your colleagues will describe you as a committed person, and you will use KMC’s informal working environment to achieve even better results.
Please apply through our website: https://www.kmc.dk/careers-open-vacancies. We expect to call in applicants for interviews medio January. If you have any questions concerning the position, please contact Application Director Thomas Hannibal - phone +45 5339 1814.
KMC develops, produces and sells potato-based food ingredients to app. 85 countries worldwide. Based in Brande, we have a turnover of 2 billion DKK of which 95% goes to export. We sell through a global distribution network consisting of foreign sales subsidiaries and local distributors. We have a focused strategy targeting continued strong growth. Read more at www.kmc.dk.
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