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Hawkins, Inc. Technical Application Specialist (Water Treatment) in United States

Technical Application Specialist (Water Treatment)

Location MN - Roseville

Job Code 2022-228

# of Openings 1

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Hawkins, Inc. is a formulator, manufacturer, blender, distributor, and sales agent for thousands of industrial chemicals and reagent grade laboratory chemicals sold to municipalities and businesses throughout the Central United States. Thousands of organizations across a variety of industries have depended on Hawkins for the chemical products they need since 1938.


The Hawkins Water Treatment Group supplies products to customers in 27 states across the central U.S. Utilizing a route salesperson approach, we provide products and equipment to treat drinking water, municipal and industrial wastewater, industrial process, agricultural, and non-residential swimming pool water. The Water Treatment Group has an excellent reputation and a strong operational capacity to deliver expertise and customer satisfaction, and we are looking to continue our track record of successful growth.


Based in the Minnesota region, theTechnical Application Specialistworks closely with Hawkins team members who support water treatment chemical sales and technical service of existing and potential customers.


  • Supports water treatment chemical sales efforts for industrial, municipal, and metal finishing markets.

  • Conducts on-site product testing and selection for water treatment applications.

  • Conducts “Coagulation Studies” for potable water products, wastewater product selection studies for municipal and industrial clarification, and sludge dewatering studies for municipal and industrial applications.

  • Conducts coagulation and permanganate demand studies and makes treatment recommendations for iron filtration systems.

  • Assists professional organizations by assisting in professional training seminars.

  • Assists in developing new products and applications for Hawkins products and services.

  • Conducts plant trials for potable water and wastewater applications.

  • Troubleshoots customers’ treatment systems and makes recommendations for performance improvement.

  • Assists in training of Hawkins Water Treatment Group personnel in potable and wastewater applications.

  • Assists the sales force in making potable water scale and corrosion treatment recommendations.


  • A 2- or 4-year degree and/or 5 years of industry experience in the municipal and/or industrial water treatment markets

  • Ability to travel 5 to 10 nights per month

  • Ability to problem solve and work with team members and customers to resolve issues.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in the field autonomously

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds, stand/sit/climb, work in all weather conditions, and perform tasks requiring manual dexterity, turning, twisting, bending and stooping.


Hawkins offers a competitive compensation and benefit package and is an award-winning employer and organization! Learn more about us at (NASDAQ: HWKN)

All resumes/applications must be submitted online.

Hawkins, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

Hawkins, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace Employer