Job Title: Teamleader Application Confectionery (m/f)

Job Industry: Chocolate, Food, Food & Beverages, Infant Nutrition, Ingredients, Sweet, Sweets
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Job description:

You want to drive major projects forward and guarantee their success. You have a vision and want to make your ideas a reality. You can do exactly that at Döhler. As a leading producer of natural flavours, colourings and other ingredients for food and beverages, we are looking for people just like you, who are willing to do whatever it takes to inspire our customers and consumers. People who are motivated to deliver only the best.

If taking on this responsibility inspires you, then we are exactly what you are looking for.

Location: Darmstadt/Germany

Your Role
  • Lead and execute assigned projects independently
  • Develop the overall portfolio of new confectionery products aimed at driving growth in the business
  • Coordinate development efforts and ensure key milestones, overall project time-lines and approved budgets are met
  • Manage the application team of developers, to efficiently deliver commercially viable products for enhancing the growth of business
  • Develop additional application labs as required by business strategy
  • Maintain awareness of trends in food industries to ensure Döhler is current in development efforts to supply new and innovative products
  • Identify business opportunities and prospects by evaluating the market and industry trends; researching and analyzing competitive options for expansion
  • Collaborate with customers in application development projects and provide product application support including troubleshooting, problem solving, technical assistance.
  • Ensure effective collaboration with Technical Project Management, Sales and Technology

Your Profile
  • 5-8 years experience in the confectionery industry with focus on confectionery products, experience of management is an advantage
  • Proven ability to execute global development programs on time
  • Working knowledge of innovation process management and project management
  • Results driven: Strong focus on outcome and ability to drive direction and results within a team
  • Successfully builds, establishes and continues sustainable relationships
  • Agile and ready to respond in high stress situations whilst not losing a strong attention to detail and results
  • Distinct leadership competence and a target-orientated, pragmatic approach towards work
  • Graduate in Food Technology or similar
  • 3 years of professional experience in R&D

Your Benefits
  • The motivating working atmosphere of a high-tech, innovative company
  • The opportunity to realize your full potential and your ideas
  • The freedom to strike out in new directions
Company description:


It all started almost 180 years ago with a spice mill. Today, Döhler is a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-driven natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. Innovation, trust, quality and sustainability are the values that characterise our company, and that we are proud of.

What characterises a successful company? We think it is company values that are lived out every day. They provide the answer to what a company stands for, which ideals it pursues and how committed it is to its staff, customers and suppliers. Above all, they create a corporate identity. That is why the Döhler Fundamentals are so important to us! They cover all the values that apply for us and for you equally all over the world. As a globally active company with more than 5,000 employees from a vast range of cultural backgrounds, countries and age groups, these values bring us together and allow us to present a uniform image. They are essential for our success – and thus shape our future.