Product Developer (m/f/d) for alcoholic Beverages

Date: May 12, 2024

Location: Darmstadt, DE

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 40813

Are you interested in high-quality, natural, and tasty nutrition?

We are! It’s our ambition to shape the future of nutrition.

Döhler is a leading global producer of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, beverage, lifestyle and nutrition industries. We use innovative technology to process plant-based raw materials and enrich products such as lifestyle drinks, cereals, dairy, and confectionery goods for almost every well-known brand. Close to 10.000 dedicated employees in more than 70 countries share one common goal - to ensure that millions of people around the world enjoy the products created by us.

We strive to inspire and empower our employees in everything we do, and we invite you to join our team – together WE BRING IDEAS TO LIFE.


Your Role/Responsibilities

  • In the context of your challenging role, you will be responsible for developing base material formulations and applications within the alcoholic beverage sector, including beer, beer-mix beverages, cider, cider-mix beverages, spirits, and liqueurs.
  • Your responsibilities include selecting appropriate raw materials, serving as a consultant for internal and external inquiries, offering your expertise on existing products, and new product concepts.
  • You will independently create samples of our products.
  • As a part of a strong team, you will support new and existing customer projects and autonomously coordinate customer workshops.
  • You will collaborate closely with colleagues in specific market segments, thus contributing to the implementation of new trends.
  • Your role also entails considering food regulatory aspects.
  • Thanks to your expertise, you will provide technical and operational support for scale-up processes and within our pilot plant.


Your Profile

  • You have a minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in product development, particularly in the manufacturing, development, and marketing of beverages and food products.
  • You have successfully completed studies in brewing and/or beverage technology, food technology, or a comparable education (e.g., technician or brewmaster).
  • As a specialist in your field, you are highly familiar with the ingredients and technologies used.
  • Your colleagues appreciate your dynamic and results-oriented approach to taking on challenges.
  • You are known for your positive and innovative personality.
  • Your organized and detail-oriented work style is complemented by your teamwork and excellent communication skills.
  • You have gained experience with SAP during your previous roles.
  • Your working languages are German and English.


Your Benefits

  • Culture: Friendly and informal atmosphere, family-owned company, flat hierarchies, short communication channels, and helpful colleagues
  • Impact: You are an integral part of our business success and make an important contribution to the future of nutrition
  • Empowerment: You can fully unleash your potential and have the opportunity to take on responsibilities
  • Digitalization: We maintain excellent partnerships with market-leading innovators, allowing you to access and work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Anniversary and special payments
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Additional benefits: Christmas parties, events, financial benefits, and online shop discounts (e.g., IT leasing, mobile phone contracts, shopping, and travel discounts, etc.)


Equal opportunities for all

We welcome applicants, who are just as diverse as we are - regardless of age, ancestry, disability, ethnic origin, gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, social background or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Become a part of our team and apply online trough our career portal to the attention of Linda Fiegler. Please note that we are unable to consider or return application documents sent by mail.