Apeel Sciences, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, USA, is looking at nature to derive sustainable solutions for our global food challenges like food waste. Through pioneering plant-derived technologies, Apeel Sciences is helping fresh food providers improve food quality, reduce waste and ensure an abundant future for our planet. Focus of Apeel Sciences is to being an environmental trailblazer at the intersection of the agricultural, materials science, chemistry, biotechnology, and engineering disciplines because of this they are looking for a independent and passionate self-starter to join their quality team.
In the Field QC Specialist position, you will be working closely with the Technical Field Specialists while reporting into Apeel’s Operations Division. Futhermore, you will be responsible for the day-to-day product application and quality assurance. This includes, but is not limited to, prescribing optimised formulations to use with incoming produce, monitoring product performance on treated produce, and monitoring overall performance with regards to technical quality and compliance with specifications. Like all divisions of the company, this team works in a highly collaborative environment to navigate and overcome obstacles to Apeel’s company’s goals.
Apeel Sciences is seeking independent and self-motivated individuals to work with our customers at their facilities in the Westland, the Netherlands to ensure customers receive the maximum benefit from the company’s products and services. The Field QC Specialist will be the face of Apeel at the customer locations, providing the Apeel post-harvest treatment service and working with the customer’s plant operators to meet customer and Apeel requirements. He or she will coordinate and communicate with Sales representatives, Technical Field Specialists, and Apeel staff at headquarters (HQ) to resolve issues and improve processes. By managing projects driven by the headquarters you will have influence on the innovations of the Apeel products.
At this moment, we are looking for both a Field QC Specialist and a Technical Field Specialist for Apeel Sciences where one of them is willing to travel 60-75% of the year to set up the new customers all over te world. This is not a requirement but it’s an offer Apeel Sciences can make you when interested.
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Kelly van der Laan
Senior Associate | Food (Science)