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Citrus Products Specialist - Winter Haven, FL

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Job Title: Citrus Products Specialist - Winter Haven, FL
Location: Winter Haven, FL, South United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Equipment, Manufacturing and Technical
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 40,000 employees serving customers in hundreds of countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 450 crop procurement locations, more than 330 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 62 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at

Citrus Products Specialist - Winter Haven, FL
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This is a full time, exempt position

The Citrus Products Specialist will assist in the formulation of our line of citrus oils and their isolates. This position will facilitate the creation of finished goods using our extensive inventory to create standardized products, and manage the order fulfillment and inventory levels of a portfolio of products.

Essential Functions
  • Evaluate current inventory to assist with product development, production scheduling, and maintaining inventory volumes.
  • Manage sales and sample order fulfillment by reviewing product requirements and confirming the completion date based on current inventory or scheduling new production.
  • Create matches for customers based on specific parameters including physical specifications and organoleptic descriptions
  • Formulate prototypes and perform testing on derivatives of citrus oil to confirm continuity and viability of different products
  • Work closely with the manufacturing team to maximize efficiency and accuracy in blending, and provide clear instructions and practical timelines to facilitate order fulfillment and shipment based on customer demand.
  • Establish solid relationships with the sales team in order to ensure compatibility with client expectations of quality and service.
  • Exhibit excellent time management skills while working from a task list as well as taking on other projects as assigned
  • Analyze raw material, in-process, and finished product samples via gas chromatography (GC) and bench testing according to established SOP's
  • Follow all Lab and Site safety and GMP rules. Maintain work area in a neat and organized manner and complete all paperwork correctly.
Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This position operates in a laboratory environment.

Physical Demands
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 35 pounds. Standing, walking, sitting, and manual dexterity are also required.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.

This position requires less than 10% travel.

Required Education and Experience
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Food Science or related science
  • Minimum of three (3) years laboratory experience, preferably in the citrus or food industries
  • Technical knowledge of citrus oils preferred
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Project management skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Proven track record in problem solving and creative thinking
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment; flexible with moving targets and deadlines
  • Must be a self-starter and able to interact with a variety of departments
  • Technically proficient in the following standard chemical procedures and physical measurements: GC, pH, acid value, peroxide value, specific gravity, refractive index, optical rotation, color, aldehyde content, and other standard tests.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.

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Job Post Date: 04/05/19
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