Dallas, North Carolina Application Specialist

The Application Specialist will report directly to the Applications Manager. Together, the Applications Team works with Technical Sales to provide natural color solutions to food and beverage manufactures in a variety of application categories such as beverages, confections, dairy products, snacks, bakery, cereal, etc.


What do we expect of you?

The position is located in Dallas, NC. Duties for the Application Specialist will include the following:

  • Provide color match/color recommendations for customer’s food and beverage products. This may include performing various trials to model the customer’s formulation and/or process and conducting stability testing.
  • Develop and execute demonstration samples that showcase the company’s natural colors across a variety of products for customer meetings and tradeshows.
  • Design, perform, analyze data demonstrating performance of the company, and provide technical recommendations to the Sales Team.
  • Maintain organized and clean lab space.
  • Operate pilot plant equipment.
  • May require some travel.


What can you offer us?

The prospective candidate should have fundamental knowledge of food science, engineering, and scientific principles. Minimum requirement:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science/Food Engineering.
  • 3+ years of experience in Product Development, preferably ready to drink beverages


Additional characteristics/skills we are looking for are the following:

  • Background/interest of food process systems.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Creative, can “think-outside-the-box” yet also be detailed-oriented.
  • Natural problem solver.
  • Strong willingness to learn new things.
  • Enjoys working independently and within a team.



Title: Application Specialist

Base Salary: $65,000 to $85,000 Exempt (depending on experience)

Working Hours: The hours can be flexible, but between our normal working hours of 6AM to 6PM M-F.

Location: This is a full-time position that must be worked in our Dallas, NC office. This position is NOT remote or hybrid.

Education: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science/Food Engineering

Experience Level: Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Production Development

Travel: Some travel may be required

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