Puratos Corp.

Technical Advisor Bakery

US-WA-Seattle
1 month ago
ID
2017-1565
# of Openings
1
Category
Sales

Overview

Support profitable business growth for a large customer by implementing and demonstrating on their equipment innovative bakery concepts and solutions for customer and by trouble shooting specific issues they may have.

Responsibilities

Support the Customer Key Account Manager’s by:

  • visits to client to work on well-defined projects and assure the follow-up on projects.
  • support project implementation at client site.
  • demonstration of Puratos products in a professional, efficient way with a strong emphasis on the benefits of our innovations and unique technologies.
  • creation of new concepts to fit with the client category strategy & treasure hunts.
  • troubleshoot customer issues when necessary, liaising with R&D for support.
  • facilitate in creation of client's training documentation to help successful launches of new product program launches.

Support Marketing & Product Management Department by:

  • supporting internal customer events (eg. Taste Tomorrow) with products that delight our customers.
  • giving customer trainings to share product knowledge in the most professional way, including the application of presentation and demonstration of skills, emphasizing the benefits of the products.

Manage accurately all technical administration:

  • Ensuring the creation of reports (including recipes) for each project to facilitate prompt follow-up when required.
  • Maintaining updated Outlook Calendars.

Build expertise & network in specialty area          

  • aspire to become a leading and recognized expert in the bakery product range by training and field experience.
  • constantly building toward becoming an expert an active network of high commercial value of customers.
  • share intelligence on innovative technologies & trends from the market.
  • review and follow the available publications in professional magazines.

 Act with safety in mind

  • always maintaining a safe workplace – safety 1st !

 

Qualifications

  • 10 years of experience in bakery.
  • Has obtained an associate’s degree in baking and/or pastry.
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint to create spreadsheets and presentation and Outlook.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills (knowledge of Spanish is a plus).
  • Mathematical skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Physical Demands : Prolonged sitting and standing, some bending, stooping, stretching and climbing (ladders or steps) with occasional heavy lifting up to 50 pounds.  Must possess physical tolerance for common baking ingredients.
  •  Work Environment: Intermittent exposure to noise, odors and extreme temperatures in some baking/ sweet good facilities.  May be occasionally be exposure to dust and heights of 10 feet or more.  Potential injuries may occur during improper operation of equipment or improper lifting and handling of equipment and supplies.  Considerable danger if exposed to moving mechanical parts, power sources, or specific chemicals used in production processes.  Certain personal protection measures must be taken to protect against hazards in plant/bakery operations.
  • Travel: 60% of domestic travel is required, normal hazards and conditions consistent with such travel. Working weekends as well as some occasional early/late work days may be required.

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