Job area
Research & Development
Plant care
Beaucouzé, France
Contract type
Permanent Contract
5 to 10 years

Job description

Reporting to the Global R&D Director, and interfacing with the international teams of Research, Marketing & Technical Development, Regulatory Affairs and Production, you have an international R&D skill in the field of BioSolutions. You have the capacity to drive innovation, coordinate R&D projects to feed our bio nutrition and bio stimulation portfolio. Meanwhile your scientific leadership will support the project teams and sales operations for the products already marketed.

You have 2 main roles within the organization.

– As R&D project manager for bio nutrition and bio stimulation futur development, you will be responsible for the management of the project and the coordination of your team(s), with the goal of driving innovation and developing new products.  

– As a project team member (e.g., marketing), you support the project manager and act as the R&D representative, bringing the scientific knowledge on the product to create differentiation and train the team or the customers.


Education: PhD in Plant physiology, microbial ecology of soil and plant, Microbiology, agronomy, you have 5 years’ experience acquired in an international company and in project management in the field of biostimulation and/or bionutrition

Experience:  A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role 

Languages : French, fluent in English 

A self-driven person, you are an excellent communicator and have an eye for detail. Your scientific approach is one of your strengths, as is your ability to fit into a team.

Company description

As a global key player in yeasts and fermentation, Lesaffre designs, manufactures and markets innovative solutions for Baking, Food taste & pleasure, Health care and Biotechnology.
Family group born in northern France in 1853, now a multi-national and a multicultural company, Lesaffre is committed to working with confidence to better nourish and protect the planet.
In close collaboration with its clients and partners, Lesaffre employs 11 000 people in nearly 80 subsidiaries based in +50 countries.
Lesaffre achieves a turnover of 2.2 billion euros.    

Structured in 2014, Agrauxine is the business unit of Lesaffre dedicated to biosolutions for crops protections. Agrauxine develops, manufactures and commercializes solutions of biocontrol, biostimulation, and bionutrition based on microorganisms or their derivatives.
Today, the company has 100 employees above 3 continents (North America, South America and Europe) more than a quarter of whom are focused on research and technical development. Agrauxine is commercially present in more than 40 countries.