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Technical Service Advisor

at JBT Corporation

Posted: 4/29/2019
Job Reference #: 3983

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-Los Angeles | US-CA-Riverside
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    4 months ago(1/21/2019 9:49 AM)
    Technical Customer Service
    Salary Range
    $65,000 to $75,000 annually
  • Overview

    The role of the Technical Service Advisor is to constantly strive to improve the quality of our customers’ fresh produce in their packing houses. This can be accomplished by ensuring the best possible performance of JBT’s cleaners, fungicides, and coating products. The Technical Service Advisor also provides input to resolve technical issues on the post harvest handling of Fresh Fruit/Vegetables.

    This position works in the Southern California area, in and around Los Angeles. When not in the field, this position will report to our JBT office located in Riverside, California.


    • Make routine visits to customer facilities to check and maintain JBT’s washing and application systems, and make recommendations that maintain or improve the quality of JBT’s protective coatings or processes.
    • Respond to unplanned events / solve customer technical problems.
    • Learn procedures and importance of calibration of chemical treatments and measurement of applications.
    • Evaluate chemical concentrations in recirculated drench systems and in aqueous/wax spray systems.
    • Monitor wax performance for shine consistency throughout the season.



    Mandatory: BS or BA in Agriculture, Biology, Horticulture or related scientific field.

    Preferred: Course work in postharvest physiology and pathology, citrus science or postharvest technology.

    Skills and Experience:

    Mandatory: Basic command of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Outlook

    Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    Must hold a CA Pest Control Advisor’s license at time of employment or within 12 months of employment

    Preferred: Experience handling chemicals & working w/ postharvest chemical application systems.

    Customer service experience,

    Postharvest and/or citrus related work experience

    Travel Requirements:

    Interstate travel will be required. Intrastate or international travel may be required. Must hold valid driver’s license.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands:

    May be required to lift up to 40 lbs. during the course of performing certain job-related tasks. Will be required to work in hot, cold, noisy, and/or potentially hazardous packinghouse environments. Must be able to navigate through packinghouses, climbing ladders, walking up/down stairs.


    JBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage and 401(k) plan.


    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org

    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.