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Product Designer, functional non-dairy ingredients - R&D Innovation

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">As a cooperative owned by farmers, everything we do starts with their milk. We are very proud of the raw material that our farmers work hard to produce and that means we are committed to create added value to our milk. So if you can transform science and technology into innova¬tive dairy solutions with a competitive edge that are truly relevant to our modern consumer, then become a member of our Product & Process Design team at Arla’s Innovation Centre in Aarhus, Denmark.


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">Our purpose is to create the future of dairy by designing product and process solutions to enable business growth through innovation. We work across and beyond product categories such as ‘Butter & Spreads’, ‘Cheese’, ‘Milk & Yoghurt’, ‘Cooking’ and ‘Milk Based Beverages’. We are here to create the future of dairy and acknowledge that we need to acquire new competences within functional non-dairy ingredients.

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">Do we need you? Come and join our global organization working in an ever changing market place and have a stimulating career in an inno¬vative and creative environment.


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">Develop technological solutions to create the future of dairy 


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">We are looking for a highly skilled product formulation expert with focus on non-dairy ingredients (hydrocolloids, starch, emulsifiers, fibers etc.) having the chief objective to deliver recommendations and validated technical solutions to innovation challenges. Technology is a game changer and we want to explore and stay updated with the best ingredient technologies fit for purpose to deliver highly functional products, both dairy- and plant based.


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">Through leveraging your deep knowledge in functional non-dairy ingredients, you will develop technical elements such as structure and texture of consumer products that drive sustainable business growth and support Arla’s Innovation Strategy. You will build a broad network across Arla Foods and work collaboratively with relevant functions such as New Product Development, Science and Global Nutrition in innovation projects across categories. You deliver new business opportunities through science application, technology exploration and prototyping.


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">Product and process development experience


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">You have solid knowledge about Food Science in general and functional non-dairy ingredients specifically. You must have the curious mindset of an expert and the willingness to gain even deeper knowledge in the area of functional ingredients. You feel comfortable both in a dairy processing environment when you execute trials together with our technicians as well as in a stakeholder meeting presenting results and prototypes to a larger group.


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">You have a MSc or PhD in Food Science, Process Engineering or similar and previous experience in FMCG or ingredient supplier R&D product or technology development roles. You have a performance-oriented mindset and your strong technical skills enable you to create value in the technical workstream of larger projects effectively designing new products or reformulating existing products.


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">You take on a proactive approach to your tasks and are willing to share your expertise in your project teams. Relying on your moti¬vational spirit and strong communication and presentation skills, you are able to build relations, foster creativity and facilitate knowledge sharing. Finally, you are fluent in English both written and verbally.


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">Application and contact


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">The deadline for applications is December 2nd. Please apply via “Apply now” on this page.

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">For additional information, please call Head of Product & Process Design, Cecilia Lindström at +45 8746 6608.


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">COVID-19 Notice


<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes so we enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.


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<span lang="DA" style="font-family:"Arla InterFace",sans-serif">Ref.: 69669