Apeel Sciences, headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, USA, is looking to nature to derive sustainable solutions to 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 brilliant, passionate problem-solver to join their engineering team.
In this role as Technical Field Specialist, you will be responsible for the design, installation and commissioning of Apeel equipment and the day-to-day product application at the customer’s facility. This includes, but is not limited to, prescribing optimised formulations to use with incoming produce, thereby operating and maintaining the application equipment (e.g., mixing tanks, sprayers, conveyors), monitoring product performance on treated produce and troubleshooting. Furthermore, you will identify and implement modifications or upgrades to equipment to benefit Apeel and Apeel’s customers. Integral in these activities is to develop and maintain strong, cross-cultural relationships with customer staff and to maintain open and frequent communications with the customers’ and Apeel’s Sales Representatives to understand and communicate customer needs/issues. This position works closely with the engineering division and reporting into the operations division.
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Associate | Food (Science)