DuPont Application Specialist in New South Wales, Australia

Application Specialist (Job Number: 196485W-01)


DuPont Nutrition & Health puts science to work in a wide range of sustainable, bio-based ingredients and advanced microbial diagnostic solutions to provide safer, healthier, tastier and more nutritious food.

DuPont Nutrition & Health has a global scope with research and development laboratories, factories, and sales and administration offices in more than 100 locations. DuPont Nutrition & Health works closely with customers as trusted suppliers working alongside them to develop many of the innovative foods and beverages that reach the consumer market.

DuPont Nutrition & Health are currently recruiting for an Application Specialist – Dairy to join our team at the Macquarie Park office.

The Application Specialist – Dairy provides technical service, and technical product support activities through disciplined project management, maximised use of existing intellectual property and effective business partner relationships to deliver high quality, timely and commercially sound responses to the market, and as appropriate, regulatory and industry professional bodies.

Focal points for the role include expert support for UHT & HTST creams, milks and milk analogs as well as aerated products including frozen desserts.

The Application Specialist’s responsibilities will include:

  • Knowledgeable, reliable and timely support across businessfunctions including sales, Product Managers, overseas innovation sites toensure customers receive expert technical support, particularly relating tosuccessful utilisation of DuPont Nutrition & Health’s products.

  • Disciplined project management in order todeliver high quality, on-time results to external and internal customers.

  • Develop and/or localise product concepts anddemonstration kits in order to provide convincing evidence to customers aboutinclusion of DuPontNutrition & Health’s products in winning, market relevant products

  • Initiate, organise, conduct and evaluatepilot plant trials and supporting laboratory work in order to produce reliabledata concerning performance of DuPont Nutrition & Health’s products inthe application at hand.

  • Develop and/or deliver, as needed, customerworkshops and presentations in order to raise customer awareness ofproduct performance needs in focus applications and educate customers onhow to employ DuPont’s products to address these needs.


The preferred candidate will have a tertiary qualification in food technology or other relevant discipline along with substantial food industry experience in an R&D or production environment with detailed knowledge of formulating and re-formulating focus product types as well as process troubleshooting (min. 7 years envisaged). Emphasis will be placed on experience in UHT production environments while experience in other categories such as frozen desserts would be well regarded. The successful candidate must have a working knowledge of common unit operations within dairy plants eg. mixing, pumping, pasteurisation, sterilisation, homogenisation, aseptic filling.

In addition, our candidate will have sound understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in production environments. Demonstrated capability in experimental design, detailed results analysis and sound technical judgement. Ability to prepare and deliver technical and scientific presentations professionally and effectively. Willingness to travel 35-40 days per year, in the ANZ region and occasionally other overseas location.

Primary Location: APAC-Australia-New South Wales-Macquarie Park

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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