Application Scientist - Dairy Bioprotection
Use your technical cheese knowledge in the interaction with global customers
Chr. Hansen is a world leader within microbiological solutions to the global food industry. For many years our pioneering product developments have set the example for others to follow. Now we have embarked on a new journey, and that is why we need you and your skills within cheese production and analysis. We are introducing the use of bioprotective cultures as a natural way to inhibit unwanted food contaminants in the global dairy industry. Reduction of food waste and cleaner foods are just two of the exciting perspectives that you will be part of achieving.
Deliver cheese technological expertise to support product development and global sales
Your overall objective is to support our product portfolio for Cheese products, including product development activities and support to sales. You will participate on cross-functional project teams, independently plan, run and report activities related to technical customer support, both in terms of on-site support and laboratory support worldwide.
Your primary tasks will be to:
- Present bioprotective solutions at customer meetings, customer visits and seminars
- Support customers with high-class technical advice including the design of field trial protocols and on-site plant reviews
- Plan and report trials made in the laboratory or in-house pilot dairy - in collaboration with Laboratory Technicians
- Coordinate multiple projects and tasks simultaneously - linking to our R&D, Commercial Development, Sales and customers
You can look forward to travel 1-2 times per month to international dairies.
Degree in Dairy Science, Food Science, Biotechnology, Microbiology or the like
Your theoretical foundation is a degree at minimum M.Sc. level in Dairy Science & Technology, Food Science, Biotechnology, Microbiology or the like. This is backed by at least a couple of years’ experience from a dairy or a supplier where you have worked with cheese production and analysis including microbiological analyses. Preferably you bring hands-on experience within the productions of continental cheeses.
As such, your professional interest and motivation is founded on cheese, and you - like us - can see the great potential in this business area. Being our technological expert and ambassador at the customers’ sites you must have the ability to present technological solutions in an inspiring and informing way. Additionally, you will need your open-minded approach towards partners and colleagues with other cultural and professional backgrounds. Being responsible for multiple tasks covering many stakeholders you must have a solid overview and a structured way of working - and thrive on handling your tasks independently.
About Dairy Bioprotection - your new department
You will join 10 skilled scientists and lab technicians in the Dairy Bioprotection department based at Chr. Hansen’s headquarters in Hørsholm approx. 30 minutes drive north of Copenhagen city center. Our goal is to take the global dairy industry to a new level within bioprotection. Our work environment is open and informal and characterized by knowledge sharing, collaboration and helpfulness.
If you are interested in this position and have questions, you are welcome to contact Department Manager, Tina Hornbæk at +45 2284 8001.
Please apply on-line. Here you can enter your details into our CV-bank. Deadline for applications is 10 October 2018.
Read more about working for Chr. Hansen at: www.chr-hansen.com/career
Do you want to help improve food and health around the world?
At Chr. Hansen, food and health is at the heart of everything we do and our natural ingredients are consumed by more than 1 billion people every day. As a global market leader in bioscience, we have the opportunity to address important global challenges such as food waste, healthy living and sustainable agriculture and we need the brightest and most passionate people on board to succeed. Want to join us?
A career with Chr. Hansen
Joining Chr. Hansen is your opportunity to make a meaningful difference while unfolding your career in a global setting. In each of our 32 global offices, you will be able to experience an agile organization that is proud to encourage an inspiring work environment and a collaborative culture full of passion to make a difference.
Our founder, Christian D. A. Hansen, was a true entrepreneur and that mentality is still very present and valued today - as we look for new talent to strengthen our team. We are always looking for people who can take charge, come up with new ideas and form their own work practice and methods.
Engagement matters to us, therefore we offer a work environment where cooperation and respect are the top priorities.
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