Technical Product Specialist

Chicago, IL
Did you know that over 30% of fresh produce grown in the world goes to waste and never reaches consumers?

Founded in 2015, Hazel Technologies Inc. is a USDA-funded company that develops new technologies to extend the quality and shelf life of fresh produce in the global supply chain. The Chicago-based early-stage agricultural technology company is on a mission to reduce food waste. Shippers, growers, and retailers are always looking for new ways to ship food further, enter new markets, extend the growing season, and have less food rejected at the retail level. Hazel Technologies’ products address these needs by adding significant and measurable value throughout our customer’s food supply chains.

Hazel Technologies is searching for an experienced and self-motivated product professional to help form the foundation of our new Product Management team and contribute to the development of the organization’s strategic goals.

Position Description:  

The Technical Product Specialist will report directly to the Director of Product Management. This position will have the following areas of responsibilities: product installations, providing product demonstration and collecting customer feed back for future product development, and supporting Product Managers to accomplish the operational company goals.


  • Serve as an in-field Product Team resource while supporting product management needs
  • Install and provide in-person resources for product installations and moves
  • Closely partner with the Product Mangers to help demonstrate new products with the sales team to new customers
  • Travel to customers in North and South America to provide technical assistance and collect customer feedback for future product development
  • Independently support multiple priorities, projects, and tasks


  • Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English
  • Willing to travel 60% of the time
  • 2+ years of experience in operations and product focused roles
  • Detail-oriented, analytical thinker and problem-solver
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity in order to accomplish goals
  • Experience in agriculture, especially fruits and vegetables


  • BA in Food Science, Agriculture, Operations, Supply Chain, or similar relevant field
  • Proficiency in Salesforce® or other CRM Software
  • Exposure to enterprise (B2B) sales


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Equal Opportunity Employer

Haze Technologies is an equal opportunity employer, committed to our diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or age. We strongly encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA community, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.

About Hazel Technologies, Inc.: Hazel Technologies is a USDA-funded startup company that develops new solutions to extend the quality shelf life of fresh produce and reduce food waste. Founded in 2015, Hazel Tech® services over 100 of the world's largest fresh produce packers, shippers, and retailers. Selected as a Finalist for Fast Company's 2020 World Changing Ideas and winner of "Best Sustainable Packaging" at the 2020 World Food Innovation Awards, the company's patent-pending technologies have been tested by top academic research programs including UC Davis, Cornell University, and Oregon State University. In 2020, Hazel treated over 3.2 billion pounds of fresh produce, preventing more than 270 million pounds from going to waste. For more information, visit