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Application Specialist - Bakery

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Job ID 220966 Date posted 07/19/2022 Location : Gurgaon, India

Job Purpose and Impact

The Application Specialist - Bakery will define and execute research and development projects on process and product developments. In this role, you will be responsible for ideation, building business cases and project proposals. You will communicate the conclusions and follow up actions with relevant departments to ensure strong stakeholder management.

Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the innovation pipeline and portfolio with ideas for the conversion of scientific research and growth of distinctive product and process offerings and support parts of more complex innovation and cost improvement projects.
  • Assist in managing process improvement and novel ingredients discovery and communicate project results, recommending actionable next steps to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Secure innovation property rights by collaborating with intellectual asset management to assist with the development of strategies, processes and control mechanisms to ensure compliance with regulations and company policies.
  • Participate research and development innovation growth by collaborating with businesses and with technology partners such as universities, research and development organizations and industry forums.
  • Conduct research and experiments and analyze results that include interpretation of completed trial results.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Food Science, Food Technology, Food Engineering 
  • Minimum of ten years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Skills in project management
  • Thorough knowledge of Bakery category ( Biscuits, Breads, Cakes, Extrusion, Fillings etc.) including processing equipment or production experience in the related category
  • Thorough knowledge of Starches & Sweeteners, Hydrocolloids, Lecithin, Functional Systems, Fats/ Oils or other related ingredients
  • Good problem solving and critical thinking, with good business acumen
  • Show capability in commercial-technical value selling with ability to communicate to clients on the key technical points and have the commercial selling concept
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