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Product Development Officer

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About OSI

As an international company in the food sector, we belong to the globally operating, owner-managed OSI group. We are leaders in the development and manufacture of high-quality products for system catering and food retailing.

Our plant OSI Food Solutions Poland sp.z o. o. in Ostróda is increasigly growing and looking for a Product Development Officer.

What your job includes

  • Supporting the implementation of new product development and the development of existing products and processes, in line with strategic production and sales plans/objectives and applied technological solutions
  • Creating, coordinating and leading Product Development projects within OSI Food Solutions Poland
  • Supporting actions taken to ensure stable product quality
  • Conduct development work and prepare documentation in accordance with the PD process
  • Prepare high quality samples and work on product development, based on feedback and/or instructions from the manager / sales team
  • Preparing raw material specifications for new ingredients in the database
  • Supporting quality control on finished product specifications
  • Sharing best knowledge and practices within the OSI Europe organization
  • Prepare summary reports and PD information for customers or other OSI departments


What we expect from you

  • Food technologist or Bachelor's degree in food processing
  • First experience in a similar position of Product development, preferable chicken products
  • Experience in team management and preferably in food processing
  • Proven knowledge of food safety standards (GMP, GHP, HACCP, IFS, FSSC22000)
  • Very good organization of work, independence and accuracy in carrying out assigned duties
  • Developed interpersonal and leadership skills and the ability to make quick and accurate decisions
  • Ability to analyse data and prepare reports, and to use and learn new IT programmes
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Prerequisite - communicative written and spoken English (min. B2)


What we offer you

We are a company with flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and a pronounced customer orientation in a special market. We know that the commitment of our employees is the basis of our success. We therefore support you by quickly giving you responsibility and developing you according to your talents.