Product Developer - Dairy/Cheese products - Athens
KAPIEPA AE • Αθήνα • 16.11.2016


Scope of the position on behalf of its client, the largest company group in the meat and deli meats sector in Greece is looking for a Product Developer. He/she will have the responsibility to manage the design and the implementation of milk based products and particularly cheese products. This position involves strong interactions with internal cross functional team and external suppliers, hands on bench and analytical work, pilot plant work, managing formula cost and specifications (ingredients /product & process).

  • Managing projects and act as R&D driver on product attributes definition vs consumer expectations as well as technical solutions within each project team. Develop formulations and processes to deliver on consumer expectations, within project food safety, costs and timing requirements.
  • Product development activities such as, prototype development in the Pilot Plant and/or Lab, perform product analysis and development of product testing methodologies, collect and analyze data, participate and provide feedback during product tastings, among others.
  • Updating knowledge in latest Cheese Industry, consumer trends and identifying opportunities.
  • Realize scale up / industrialization with Engineering and Manufacturing departments.
  • Collaborate with R&D and cross-functional team members on projects.
  • Lead R&D diary projects and present results to the broader team.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Food Science or food processing engineering program.
  • Postgraduate degree in Food Technology or MBA is preferable.
  • Exposure to Dairy/Cheese technology.
  • At least 3 years' experience in a related field, preferably in Diary/Cheese Industry (Operations or R&D).
  • Willing to learn and ability to communicate in Greek is preferable.
  • Excellent knowledge of English & MS Office applications.
  • Flexibility to travel, Greece & abroad.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong project management/organization and leadership skills.

Employment Type: Vollzeit
Job Type: Vollzeit
Education: Abschluss (4-jähriges Studium)
Experience: 3 bis 10 Jahre
Manages Others: Nein
Required Travel: Bis zu 25%
Job ID: proddevcheese

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