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Senior Scientist (m/f/d) Plant Based

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Date: Sep 29, 2022

Location: Darmstadt, HE, DE, 64295

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 15859

Doehler is a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-driven natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. We provide its customers with a wide product range including natural flavours, natural colours and textures as well as healthy and functional ingredients for foods and beverages. Join Doehler and contribute with your vision and ideas to drive major projects. We are looking for talents who are committed to our ultimate customer focus and who are ready to deliver their best performance in a thriving environment.


Your Role

  • You are the scientific expert for plant-derived proteins with a deep knowledge regarding their composition, structure and functionality
  • As an expert, you are able to decode complex matrix interactions and functional properties like emulsifying, foaming and gelling capacities
  • By using knowledge of structure-function relations you influence and define quality requirements for new product developments in the field of plant-based texturizing solutions
  • You are responsible for our existing protein range, the expansion and further development to build up a plant-based functional protein portfolio
  • You work in close cooperation with the product management, application, R&D teams and with our analytical department
  • As an expert (m/f/d) you provide technical support from laboratory to pilot scale
  • You develop application recommendations for the use of the new fibers, gelling and thickening agents


Your Profile

  • You successfully completed your studies in Food Chemistry, Protein Science, Process Engineering, or a related field
  • You have several years of experience in the Food Industry, ideally in the section of plant based
  • Experience in formulation of plant based dairy alternatives
  • Deep knowledge about relevant ingredients and their functionality
  • Thanks to your courage you effortlessly implement innovative solutions, and approach developments with a proactive and creative mindset
  • You combine a unique instinct for customer needs and market trends with a high level of analytical and conceptual competence
  • Your colleagues (m/f/d) appreciate your reliable and implementation-oriented way of working
  • Your working languages are English and German


Your Benefits

  • A various and highly responsible field of activities at an innovative and growing company
  • Exciting challenges involving Döhler’s very broad product portfolio
  • A customer and service-oriented working environment with plenty of freedom for ownership and for personal initiatives
  • Flat hierarchies, efficient teams and short decision processes within a family-owned business
  • A challenging job with an international orientation at our headquarters in Darmstadt


Please apply online and provide us with your earliest possible entry date and your salary expectation. Sarah Schneider will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please take into consideration, that we cannot accept any other channel or send back hard copy applications.