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Application Chef

Requisition ID 21574
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Research and Development 
Recruiter #LI-MQ1
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Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry:

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.


Where you'll work:

Our Beloit, WI location is home to our Corporate Headquarters for the North American Region. This location has approximately 700 employees at this location that in roles such as regulatory, RD&A, finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care. It is easily commutable from the Rockford, Madison, and Milwaukee areas. You'll enjoy your time inside and outside of the office as we offer a full cafeteria, fitness center, and beautiful walking paths around the campus. This location is involved and committed to giving back to the community multiple times throughout the year through our Kerry Employee Engagement Program volunteering with various organizations.


What you'll do:

You will report to the Culinary Manager

  • You will support all chefs and execute strategy for Taste & Nutrition internally and externally as well as development of Plant Protein product through applications.
  • You will support Culinary Gold Standard recipes to support Taste Creation and the engagement of Taste Delivery to Chain Accounts and processors.
  • You will support Taste Delivery to strategic targeted accounts and Lead for assigned accounts.
  • You will build credible customer partnerships with targeted growth accounts based on knowledge of our technologies, functionalities and application impact.
  • You will develop and showcase strategic culinary applications via collaboration with EUMs, Channels,Customers and Technologies.
  • You will showcase culinary applications to strategically assigned customers through intimate knowledge of products and polished Taste delivery to the customer.
  • You will develop an intimate knowledge of customers BOH operations and feed customer specific information back into the Culinary team.
  • You will establish a synergistic approach within the Culinary Gold Standard process to aid developers in RD&A innovation.
  • You will incorporate DEED in leading innovations and new customer insights by leveraging market trends, consumer insights, customer needs & gaps, and Kerry’s technologies.
  • You will develop Culinary relationships (Chef to Chef) and key customer leadership/decision makers, as appropriate.
  • You will execute Taste training for Culinary Applications on finished products to tie into Menu’s and Culinary training for RD&A and Chef Associates.


What you'll need to be successful:

  • BS Food Science with Culinary Certificate or AOS Culinary Degree with relevant work experience and work experience in the Food Ingredient Industry.
  • You will need 2-4 years of relevant experience and a strong background in restaurant cookery and advanced culinary skills.
  • You will need applicable food processing technology expertise.
  • You will need a basic understanding of food chemistry, sensory, microbiology, food packaging systems and food engineering.
  • You wlil need to have the ability to drive flawless execution of presentations.
  • Problem solving and complaint resolution.
  • You will need to complete a cooking test.

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Madison

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