The Applications Development Specialist is responsible for assessing customer needs and providing technical solutions in support of the Industrial Starch product line to maximize value creation. This will be accomplished by building strong relationships with customers and understanding their processes and technologies to provide enhanced solutions. This position will include customer technical support, applications development, and new product development projects. This position requires <20% travel.
Tate & Lyle is a leading supplier of Industrial Ingredients to customers throughout areas such as paper, adhesives, building materials, and many other specialty applications. We work in partnership with our customers, to understand each unique process and application, then bring together our expert resources to formulate and develop the right solutions. This collaborative and comprehensive approach is how we’ve become one of the world’s leading industrial starch companies. The Applications Development Specialist is a critical role within the Industrial team. Customer focused, innovative, collaborative, results oriented individuals in this role directly contribute to the achievements of the product line and the strong reputation Tate & Lyle holds among the industry. This role is responsible for supporting growth of Tate & Lyle ingredients by driving development and innovative formulation within industrial market segments.
BS or higher in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Polymer Science, Materials Science, or related field
Experience in technical service, applications development, product development, materials science, solution formulation, manufacturing, or process engineering
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