Job area
Budapest, Hungary
Contract type
Permanent Contract
3 to 5 years

Job description

  • Optimization of manufacturing processes in connection with the technical management
  • Conduct and coordinate with workshop managers studies and actions of continuous improvement (in terms of time, organization and cost)
  • Conduct general studies in process improvement and production optimization including:
    • follow-up of raw material and energy ratios
    • KPIs monitoring
    • follow and improve operators load, production logs/checks, cleaning activities, ergonomics
    • ensuring microbiology performance
    • assists in optimization of processes and production studies


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Biotechnology, Food Engineering
  • Min. 2-3 years experience in similar position
  • Advantage: knowledge/experience in Fermentation technology
  • Fluency in Hungarian language and good command of English
  • Be analytical, practical and solution-oriented
  • High regard for safety
  • Motivated to learn, optimistic and open to change

Company description

A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a 2,2 billion euro turnover, and established on all continents, counts 10,700 employees and more than 85 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