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Product Development Specialist

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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 Product Developement (PD) / Innovations department is looking for a Product Development Specialist.

What your job includes

  • Support and management of local product development projects (PD)
  • Set-up, coordination and management of product development projects in the processing plants in Europe
  • Implement and improve processes in the manufacturing plants in cooperation with the local teams
  • Direct sparring partner and advisor to the PD team and the plant management of the respective production sites
  • Development work according to the product development process flow - and if required also hand sample production according to customer briefing
  • Documenting project work, updating recipes in the database and entering raw material specifications for new ingredients in the database.

What we expect from you

  • Training as a food technologist (m/f/d), preferably also a university degree in food technology or comparable
  • Professional experience in product development or professional experience in the production of convenience products (beef, pork, chicken and/or vegetarian)
  • Good understanding of HACCP requirements
  • Confident with MS Office programs 
  • Very good communication and assertiveness skills at all levels in German and English, further languages skills as Polish welcomed
  • Willingness to travel for business - mainly in Europe

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.

Other benefits:
  • Attractive salary package
  • Company pension scheme
  • Work in a modern and future-oriented working environment
  • Experienced management, friendly international colleagues and respectful cooperation
  • Employee purchase and employee discount at a local fitness club
  • Good public transport connections and free parking on site
  • Bike lovers will find shower facilities, as well as changing rooms and lockers
  • Job Bike
  • Company doctor
  • Various team events
  • Fantastic canteen (subsidised)
  • Veronika Wieland-Kolumban
  • HR Manager Recruiting
  • +49 821 25 285 322