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FMCG Product Technologist

GFIC is recruiting for a Regional leading FMCG company, Producing Powders, Culinary Products and Beverages, private owned with a lxong history, with a strong export, beeing present in almost 100 countries the


Product Technologist m/f/d


  • The Product Technologist optimises and develops recipes/formulae.

  • The Product Technologist also carries out raw material supplier programs and cost optimisation exercises and product improvement initiatives.

  • The Product Technologist also acts as a link to factory support and follows the up-scale of products and supports operations with new product launches and assists in the trouble shooting.

  • The Product Technologist sets specifications for raw materials and products.

Key Accountabilities

  • Product I&R

  • Responsible for executing recipe improvements projects as part of quality, cost or product performance improvement projects whilst documenting the development work as per our standards;

  • Responsible for adhering to the out stability program by ensuring timely initiation of stability studies, execution and reporting as directed by the category responsible as part of recipe development/improvement or packaging changes;

  • Responsible for developing new products

  • Perform trials/experiments in kitchen/lab/pilot and factory scale to achieve all briefed objectives on time

  • Develop robust product specifications (from a nutritional and ingredient stand point) to ensure sustainable and flexible formulas that will meet consumer, quality and process needs

  • Support the category during product industrialization by acquiring basic process understanding and ensuring proper knowledge transfer from R&D to operations

  • Able to analyze consumer/regional analysis and extrapolate into a targeted product brief


  • Driving Improvements

  • Effectively ensuring constant upkeep of competition analysis with basic sensorial and consumer understanding to support product development;

  • Support the various technical programs

  • Participate effectively in investigations and problem solving initiatives

  • Perform chemical product analysis and set up new methods when required

  • Responsible for keeping of lab and safety equipment in good order and ensure availability


  • Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Education

  • Degree in Food Technology/ Food Engineering

  • Experience

  • 3 years of experience in Food Product Development

  • Technical skills

  • Good level of  ingredient knowledge & their impact on the process and final product

  • Good knowledge of  processes and technologies involved  in food manufacturing

  • Ability to analyse and understand consumer/regional analysis

  • Good Sensorial skills and ability to deduct conclusions

  • Competencies

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving

  • Planning and organizing

  • Attention to detail

  • Drive for results

  • Verbal and written communication

  • Teamwork

  • Environmental scanning



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  • we will only responde to shortlisted candidates

  • if you need more informations do not hesitate to call me on +49 171-6448094 



Geiger Food Ingredients Recruitment & Consult.Ing

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