Domaine d'activité
Sciences appliquées
Nairobi, Kenya
Type de contrat
Permanent Contract
3 to 5 years

Description de l'offre

Reporting to Lesaffre Kenya Manager, you will optimize the technical design of formulas and their economics while benefiting from the expert poles support of the Lesaffre group and the East Africa territory.


Key Responsabilities : 


  • Active support for customers to identify, understand and respond to their needs
  • Contribute to understanding market expectations, particularly by carrying out competitive intelligence
  • Designing new products through ingredient formulation meeting clients’ expectations and operational constraints
  • Development of new products with the support of our Baking Center teams (baking and sensory experts)
  • Identification and sourcing of new raw materials offering the best value for money regarding functionality, regulatory compliance and sustainability
  • Assist the production, purchasing and quality teams on a daily basis and in referencing new ingredients or suppliers
  • Collaborate with other Baking Center teams of the MEA region, supported by the corporate R&D “Baking Science”



We are in search of a highly capable individual who holds a diploma in food science, ideally specializing in the grain industry.
If you have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar role within the bread-making sector, especially on an international scale, we would like to hear from you.

Our ideal candidate would possess the following skills :

Soft skills:

  • Open-mindedness
  • Curiosity and creativity
  • A keen sense of rigor
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team


  • Fluent command over English
  • Knowledge of French and Swahili would be an added advantage.

If you meet the above requirements and are passionate about baking bread, we believe you might just be the perfect fit for our team.

Description de l'entreprise

A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a €2.7 billion turnover, and established on all continents, counts 11,000 employees and 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.

Working together to better nourish and protect the planet.