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Technical Field Specialist

Company: Apeel
Location: Yakima
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

At Apeel Sciences, we look to nature to help the global food system improve quality, reduce waste, and ensure an abundant future for our planet. We believe that our most essential ingredient in our recipe for success is our people. We strive to cultivate an environment where everyone is welcomed, and can bring their full, authentic selves into everything they do at Apeel. Humility, Ingenuity, Leadership and Teamwork are the values that define us and how we work with each other, customers, and communities across the globe. About This Role We are seeking an exceptional, team-oriented Technical Field Specialist to join our growing Field Services team. In this role you will be a critical part of the Apeel organization, working directly with our customers at their packing house facilities to apply the Apeel product to fresh produce. You will ensure operations are fast and efficient, while creating an environment that puts people and safety first. This opportunity is based in Yakima, WA. The shift schedule will vary to include mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays. This position will have up to a 25% travel requirement. What You'll Do Operate the mixing, application, and drying equipment to apply the Apeel product onto produce Clean and sanitize systems per local regulations to meet Food Safety requirements Work with Operations Engineers to complete preventative and corrective maintenance to ensure equipment operation Initiate and implement modifications in a commitment to continuous improvement Work with Field Services Supervisor to manage Apeel product, parts and consumable inventory levels Collect and analyze product quality data on Apeel-treated produce Work closely with Product Quality Engineers to enhance produce product performance Maintain positive relationships with customers, packing house staff, and internal Apeel teams to resolve unexpected challenges What You Bring Ability to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays 2 years of experience working in produce, production, or manufacturing environment Business level proficiency with written and verbal communication in English Ability to troubleshoot mechanical or electrical equipment Ability to work in accordance with regulations, standard operating procedures, and safety standards Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite including: Excel, Email, Calendar, etc. Ability to work indoors/outdoors in cold and/or hot environments and lift up to 50lbs Willing to travel regionally, nationally, and internationally as needed is required (up to 25%) Must possess valid driver license and access reliable transportation Apeel believes that the scale of our impact is determined by the teams that work with us. As such, we seek to build high-performing teams of people from various experiences and backgrounds who can collectively push our company into new realms. We seek a diverse pool of applicants and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, Veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. If you have a special need or disability that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Keywords: Apeel, Yakima , Technical Field Specialist, Other , Yakima, Washington

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