Domaine d'activité
Sciences appliquées
Marcq-en-Barœul, France
Type de contrat
Permanent Contract

Description de l'offre

After an internal mobility, we are looking for our new Baker Technical Adviser. The BOULANGER will work in the BAKING CENTER  within the Baking Application team and will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Train and support regional and local technical contacts for all customer segments (craft, industry, retailers, B-to-C, etc.) 
      • Train your contacts in the various bakery techniques.
        • Basic and expert training in specific bread-making techniques.
        • Use of Group reporting tools (BAMARETO)
      • Assisting project managers (Formulations, R&D, Operations, regions, M4B) on strategic issues as technical support for Bakery Products.
      • Cooperate in application projects as technical leader in liaison with network experts.
      • Technical support for baking Academy training courses
  • Promote and contribute to product and service offerings:
      • To know and know how to promote products and services from the LESAFFRE range.
      • Contributing to the development of technical products and services.
      • Know what the competition is offering and how we position ourselves in relation to it.
      • Helping the Headquarter product divisions to identify customer and partner expectations.
      • Support for local or central marketing and communications departments in communicating technical information to partners.
      • Participate in the development of content and technical support (videos, tutorials, webinars, etc.)
      • Sharing experience (joint development, etc.) and pooling certain skills acquired in the Region for the benefit of other Regions.
  • Provide support to baking centre network experts and relays on specific assignments requiring technical expertise for all customer segments.
  • Participating in relations with suppliers of raw materials and equipment. (Knowledge and market Watch)


You are curious, innovative, customer-oriented, and able to adapt to a variety of environments and people. You also have the ability to work in a multicultural context on projects that require autonomy, initiative and a sense of anticipation. You’ll be able to make proposals and convince others thanks to your interpersonal skills.

            Personal skills :

  • A natural leader who brings people together.
  • Ability to prepare and run training courses. (Showing, explaining, getting people to do things and providing support)
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with the Group’s various departments and regions.
  • Aptitude and taste for communication (listening skills, good oral expression, ability to convince/train and inspire).
  • Perseverance, a fighting spirit, and the enthusiasm to deal with any situation and promote a suitable solution/position, winning the support of those you are dealing with.
  • Transparency, compliance with health and safety standards and the Group’s internal rules.

Professional skills:

  • Higher basic training in bakery BP/BM or equivalent and 5 to 10 years’ experience.
  • 5 years’ successful experience in industry or in connection with the bread-making industry 
  • Knowledge of bread-making raw materials and ingredients and their applications in product development.
  • Fluency in English confirmed by experience of dealing with foreign contacts on a day-to-day basis. (Fluent in another langage would be a plus).
  • Successful experience abroad would be a plus.
  • Computer skills : PowerPoint, Excel, Word

The position will be based at the Marquette-lez-Lille site, with some international travel.

Description de l'entreprise

A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a 2,7 billion euro turnover, and established on all continents, counts 11,000 employees and more than 96 nationalities. On the strength of this experience and diversity, we work with customers, partners and researchers to find ever more relevant answers to the needs of food, health, naturalness and respect for our environment. Thus, every day, we explore and reveal the infinite potential of microorganisms.

To nourish 9 billion people, in a healthy way, in 2050 by making the most of our planet’s resources is a major and unprecedented issue. We believe that fermentation is one of the most promising answers to this challenge.

Lesaffre – Working together to better nourish and protect the planet.