Role details

R&D - Bakery expert

United Arab Emirates   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • R&D opportunity with one of the largest integrated FMCG company in Middle east
  • Strong R&D experience in Food Manufacturing or Bakery required

About Our Client

My client is a leading, fully integrated food and beverage company and manages a world class portfolio of integrated businesses providing high-quality trusted food and beverage products for customers across the UAE, GCC, Turkey and the wider Middle East.

Having been in the Middle east industry for over 11 years, the company employs approximately 2,000 - 3000 employees working across their two main business divisions: B2B and B2C. The company operates under major leading brands and is growing its operations with over 20% increase in profit and 11% increase in sales in the second quarter of 2015.

Job Description

The role of R&D Bakery Expert will include, but not limited to the following:

Working closely with the marketing, manufacturing, Quality& Food Safety& procurement teams, the jobholder will be responsible for the Food categories to:

  • Develop New Product in line with business strategy:
  • Define benchmark (BIC) / assess competitor
  • Develop concept / recipes against a target cost
  • Select raw materials / suppliers accordingly
  • Work with Packaging Technologist for the development of a suitable packaging solutions for the product
  • Prepare ingredients list & nutritional facts for the declaration on the pack. Ensure that the recipe meets the claims on the pack, and that all ingredients are meeting the GSO standards
  • Provide Technical assistance to Baking Industry
  • Work with customers to develop new flour formulations / effective production
  • Troubleshooting when quality defects occur
  • Key member of HACCP team

The Successful Applicant

The role of R&D Bakery Expert the ideal candidate must have the following :

  • Must have extensive R&D experience
  • Must have worked in Food Manufacturing industry
  • Minimum of 5 years of functional experience with 3 year or more within a Bakery / R&D team in product or process development preferably in the Flour / bakeries
  • Experience in MNC's in preferable
  • Must have experience in liaising with sales team and understanding consumer needs.

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