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Senior R&D Specialist - Dairy

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
12 January, 2022

Job Description

Our client, a global multi-national business, is seeking a Senior R&D Specialist - Dairy to manage projects from prototype development, recipe development, through to end stage industrialization plans.

Within the R&D team, this will include developing new ranges at the forefront of food trends and technology.


Senior R&D Specialist – Dairy, Arras, France


This is a global, forward-thinking business – you will have freedom to push first-class innovation within luxury food products. You will have full autonomy and creative freedom to bring fresh ideas and innovative approaches to delight consumers.

This is a brand new team in a state-of-the-art R&D centre. There is significant opportunity for career development, both on site and within the group’s other brands.


Key duties for the Senior R&D Specialist – Dairy:

  • Bring scientific and technical knowledge to manage R&D projects end-to-end – this includes product innovation for different global markets, such the APAC region and Europe
  • Offer technical expertise for the renovation of the existing range and margin optimization, as well as developing ranges at the forefront of food trends
  • Collaborate with global team members on projects on the optimization of new products, product improvements and protecting product quality
  • Build cross-functional relationships with Quality, Supply Chain, Marketing and Sourcing to deliver projects within deadline
  • Create consumer studies, develop prototypes, engage with consumers and translate this feedback into technical solutions to develop the product that perfectly meets consumer expectations


Minimum qualifications for the Senior R&D Specialist - Dairy:

  • Degree in Food Sciences/Technology or any Engineering field
  • Extensive experience working in food technology, ideally 4+ years
  • Previous experience within dairy
  • An international mindset, with proven abilities to adapt products for global markets
  • Proven ability to build relationships quickly with stakeholders from different cultures
  • Fluency in English, advanced French


If you are interested in applying for this Senior R&D Specialist – Dairy role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Sienna in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.