Technical Project Manager (m/f/d)

Date: Mar 26, 2024

Location: Darmstadt, DE

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 41010

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

  • You are the project co-owner in the Lead to Order process and support Sales to find optimal products, services and technical solutions for relevant customer requests (RFPs). 
  • You work together with the account manager in the briefing phase (RFPs) of the Lead to Order process, finalizing the briefing, selecting products from the portfolio or defining and launching a development order for D&A or R&D.
  • You are the gatekeeper for Development Orders regarding business relevance and ratio of effort vs. potential and guide the Development Order Pipeline (DO).
  • You are an expert in AZURE (portfolio catalogue) and coordinate closely with the Business Units on content in the portfolio and identifying gaps in it.
  • You shape the regional/Area CR-assortment in alignment with Market Segments and Application. 
  • You hunt for Co-Development opportunities with customers and join innovation projects with appropriate benefits for Döhler, while selling our service offering according to the product catalogue.


Your Profile

  • You are a highly experienced technical expert with a commercial drive.
  • You have a high level of assertiveness and persistence combined with extraordinary communication skills.
  • You have successfully completed your studies in beverage or food technology, ecotrophology or brewing technology or a comparable natural science studies.
  • You are a communication talent and like to work in a team.
  • Solution- and goal-oriented work is a prerequisite for you to be able to act successfully.
  • You work routinely with MS-Office and ideally SAP.
  • Your working languages are German and English.
  • You are willing to travel to and join customer meetings.
  • You ideally have at least 5-8 years of R&D, Sales, BU or Market Segment experience within Döhler or comparable industries.

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.)
  • Insurance benefits such as company pension plans and accident insurance


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.