Baking Ingredient Formulator – East Africa At Lesaffre

Baking Ingredient Formulator – East Africa At Lesaffre
Company:

Lesaffre


Baking Ingredient Formulator – East Africa At Lesaffre

Details of the offer

Lesaffre designs, manufactures and markets innovative solutions for Baking, Food taste & pleasure, Health care and Biotechnology.Family group born in northern France in 1853, now a multi-national and a multicultural company, Lesaffre is committed to working with confidence to better nourish and protect the planet.
Within the East Africa area team and based in Nairobi, Kenya, you will contribute to the growth of our baking ingredients activity: bread improvers, blends, premixes, mixes and milling correctors in two main segments: craft and Industrial. You are responsible for the technical design of formulas and their economic optimization while benefiting from the expert poles support of the Lesaffre group and the Africa territory.
Missions:
Develop the appropriate formula for the desired products respecting the specifications defined in collaboration the sales manager and the Baking expert. Once the formula is validated, you will communicate the selected recipes to the relevant production units.
Assist the production, purchasing and quality teams in referencing new baking ingredients and new suppliers, in processing complaints and improving our processes.
Ensure the compliance with the regulatory constraints of the sector, with the support of the regulatory referent contact of the Africa territory
Carry out the sampling: supply of the raw materials, storage and preparation of samples of finished products for tests.
Make propositions for any innovation that strengthens the value of our product offer, allow the launch of new products and / or optimization of our competitiveness,
Contribute to understanding market expectations, particularly by carrying out competitive intelligence
Develop flour and baking ingredients analytical resources locally using the Group resources
Desired Skills and Experience
Education and work experience
Diploma in Food sciences, ideally specialized in the grain industry
3 to 5 years of working experience in a similar function in the bread-making sector: wheat-flour-breads, especially internationally and ideally in Africa
In view of our growth, we can also study applications of young graduates by offering them specific training in France before an operational location in Africa.
??Language
Fluent English is a must. French language skills would be a plus.
Technical skills
You have developed specific formulation skills. Your knowledge allows you to fully understand the key baking ingredients, their functionalities in the various types of craft and industrial breadmaking, their ability to mix, store, dose and disperse during their implementation.
Behavioral skills
Open-mindedness, curiosity and creativity, rigor, good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.


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