Field Application Specialist
New York, New York

Job ID: 11363
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Direct Hire
Job Industry: Engineering

Onsite: On location at the Client’s site. Position involves about 75% of domestic travel.

Additional Information: Full benefits and relocation assistance available.

Description: Our Client, a commodities trading company, is looking to hire a Field Application Specialist in New York City, NY, Plymouth, MN, Swedesboro, NJ or Penn, PA.

Responsibilities:

• Represent at customer trials to provide any support necessary to ensure trial success;
• Coordinate trial plan with customer’s key personnel and ensure that trial plan is properly understood by all involved personnel including but not limited to operations manager, tower operator, QC manager, technicians, paving crew, and agency representatives;
• Check and support proper implementation of input parameters in the plant control and automation system;
• Verify proper operation and calibration of product pump and dosing system;
• Provide complete and detailed documentation of trial process, observations, and outcomes;
• Remove technical barriers to adoption of products by providing technical support and assistance to customers during the mix design and evaluation process;
• Check and verify that target designs meet relevant specifications and the technical implementation strategy;
• Assist and support the quality control process during trials and commercial operation as needed;
• Collect and arrange shipment of samples of product, binder, and mixture from customer locations;
• Coordinate and support ordering, installation, troubleshooting, and operation of additive pump, incorporation system, and telemetry systems;
• Develop and leverage understanding of targeted asphalt segment in terms of technical and operational needs, customer issues, and potential solutions to assist the Technical Manager and commercial team in development and refinement of product implementation strategies and technical support plans, leading to becoming the supplier of choice for key and strategic customers;
• Travel domestically 75%.

Requirements:

• Technical or operational asphalt experience (5+ years);
• Plant management, operations management, QC management, or other relevant paving industry experience (5+ years);
• Experience performing asphalt volumetric mix design and quality control processes, and specifications;
• Experience with asphalt plant operation, controls, automation, and mechanisms;
• Experience with additive pump and dosing systems, and interface with plant controls and automation system;
• Experience solving problems during mix production and lay down;
• BS in Civil / Mechanical / Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science OR 10 years of relevant asphalt experience.

If this job is not for you, earn a $2,100.00 referral bonus in cash by referring a Candidate or a Client to us. Vitaver Referral Program is one of the most generous on the market!

Please feel free to apply directly and contact me with your questions at mary.andreas@vitaver.com

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