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Applications Specialist

Company: John Bean Technologies Corporation ("JBT Corporati
Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Overview JBT is a diverse, global company with many needs for international management talent and great opportunities for experienced graduates. Our businesses are worldwide and opportunities are broad in scope. Start your career with us.Being a global company allows us to present you with a number of career opportunities. JBT is one of the largest solutions providers to the global food processing industry. The largest food processors within the fruit, vegetable, meat, poultry, seafood and bakery industries are among our customers.Provides technical assistance and research, education and support to customers and staff with product applications.Embraces the Lean Enterprise strategy and adheres to all safety policies. Responsibilities Essential Duties and Percent of Time Spent:Consults with customers and regional sales staff on application issues involving but not limited to Marination and Cured Meat and JBT products.-- Provides regular and fully documented transactions relating to Sales opportunities and account activities in the CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system.Regularly reports market intelligence and competitor activity to JBT colleagues.--40%Conducts live equipment demonstrations and educational events either in customers' facilities or at the JBT Sandusky food processing and technology training center.Attends trade shows, and demonstrates equipment features and benefits.-- 10%Assists in researching and developing new applications and equipment modifications through production simulations and test installations. Provides timely documentation and follow up.-- 15%Assists with installation, start-up and operator training on newly delivered equipment.-------- 15%Troubleshoots application related issues/problems in customers' facilities.Documents and writes comprehensive test reports for timely submission to customers and JBT colleagues.-- 10%Creates educational programs as value added product for customers.-- Assists with educational events at Universities.-- 10%Occasional Responsibilities:-- Performs other duties as assigned.-- ---------- Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:Bachelor's degree in food or meat science.-------- Self-motivated team player who is not afraid to take on a challenge in a difficult market.Significant autonomy and initiative are required to investigate customer needs and our opportunity to identify solutions.Effective written and oral communication skills.--Experience:-- Prefer at least 1-3 year's technical and commercial experience in the meat industry.-- Experience in a meat lab, internship in meat industry and/or a master's degree in Meat Science will satisfy experience requirement.Supervisory Responsibility:---- None--Financial Responsibility:-- Describe significant financial responsibilities for which job is held accountable?-- Operates within established operational budgets for the Wolf-Tec/Sandusky facilities.-- Work Environment and Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.Work Environment:-- Majority of the work is in a factory type environment and/or a food processing technology and training center.-- Working conditions are as those found in process plants where massaging and marination and cured meat equipment is used.-- Conditions at customer sites may be slippery or have obstructions to walking.Travel can be up to 80% of the time and not restricted to the North American Region.Physical Demands:---- While performing the duties of this job is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.-- Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.-- Physical demands as would be found in factory work.-- Heavy lifting is not routinely required.--BENEFITSJBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage and 401(k) plan with company match.--AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERIt is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesIf you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to You may also call 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.----------

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