Post-Harvest Scientist

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Website HazelTechUSA Hazel Technologies INC

Post-Harvest Technologies In The Produce Industry

Overview:

Hazel Technologies is searching for an agricultural plant specialist with experience in minor crop fruits and vegetables. Candidates should have experience in extension application and a history of team based, applied research.

Responsibilities:


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New post-­harvest treatment development, experimental design, analysis, and technical team oversight.

The ideal candidate will be able to translate the results of analytical trials and studies to our sales force and customers.

Requirements:

Highly developed communication skills in English are required.

For candidates with strong interpersonal skills, opportunities for entering customer-facing roles are available.

Key technical skills used in this position will include analysis of volatiles with techniques like gas chromatography, as well as industry­ standard post-­harvest metrics like color, TSS, titratable acidity, and respiration rate.

Independent research interests are strongly encouraged and the opportunity for new product development is available.

About Hazel Technologies:

Hazel Tech is a fast-growing, USDA-funded agricultural technology company with the mission of reducing food waste and increasing the efficiency of our produce supply chain. We are looking for people who share our commitment to adaptive problem-solving and invention. We are growing fast. Are you our next team member?

HOW TO APPLY:

Send email to [email protected]
Subject line Post-Harvest Scientist
Please attach CV or resume and short intro, (no cover letter necessary).

To apply for this job please visit www.hazeltechnologies.com.