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Food Enzyme Senior Application Development Manager – Bakery

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Job Description

That's the opportunity you'll find here. At DuPont Industrial Biosciences, we are changing the world and having fun doing it. From the foods we eat, to the energy we use, to the clothes we wear, and much more, we are utilizing the power and intelligence of nature to develop new products and processes that improve the quality of our lives.

DuPont Industrial Biosciences is a leader in three strategic areas: BioActives, BioRefineries, and BioMaterials. We leverage our cutting-edge protein engineering expertise to develop sustainable solutions for the emerging bio-based economy. As one of the leading science companies in the world, DuPont Industrial Biosciences offers an informal, highly creative work setting, in which high team spirit, open communication, and environmental responsibility are considered company hallmarks.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Design, plan, and execute bakery experiments in close collaboration with our Product Management at multiple scales to evaluate and optimize enzyme and enzyme blend product performance and aid in scale-up
  • Support long term product development pipeline by assisting in the technical development of enzyme products throughout the commercialization process: formulation and stability, application performance evaluation, marketing material generation, commercial-scale trialing, and post-launch support
  • Develop new application solutions and enzyme concepts for the bakery industry
  • Analyze and interpret lab- and commercial-scale data to evaluate and optimize performance
  • Support Sales and Technical Service efforts through routine analysis of customer samples, lab- and pilot-scale simulations of customer processes, method development, and onsite and remote technical support and enzyme training. 
  • Lead a team of 10 to 12 experienced, technically oriented colleagues that are based in various regions with different food expertise. Ensure a well-motivated and smooth-operating group. 


Job Qualifications

 Main qualifications required are:

  • PhD or Master’s degree in BioChemistry, Food Science, Cereal Chemistry or a related field.
  • Relevant academic lab experience and 5+ years of relevant or Bakery industry experience.
  • A solid understanding of principles of food science and/or bakery science, food ingredient functionalities, and food analytical techniques, are highly desirable.
  • A good understanding of various enzymes and their potential applications in food is highly desirable.
  • Managerial experience and proven skills as a people manager.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, relationship builder. Experience in working in a highly complex matrix organization.
  • Comfortable in a dynamic environment, able to deal with ambiguity and function autonomously.
  • Experience working with multi-functional teams serving customers.
  • Self-starter with good organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Willingness to travel up to 20%, including to customer commercial production sites.

About DuPont

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Please access the following link to better understand & appreciate DuPont's Journey. Coupled with core values and excellent compensation & benefits... Together, we're turning possibilities into real world answers that help humanity prosper!

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Job Attributes

Requisition ID



Brabrand, Aarhus




Research & Development


Nutrition & Biosciences

Education Level

Master's Degree (±18 years)

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Date Posted

Jun 17, 2019, 3:01:58 AM