Job area
Research & Development
Worcester, United Kingdom
Contract type
Permanent Contract

Job description

Position Summary

To test and evaluate new recipes and baking techniques.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assisting in NPD and EPD projects
  • Carrying out the baking trials and reporting
  • Taking care of bakery equipment and determination of the needs
  • Creating &updating of the test protocols
  • Providing technical support to customer requirements in line with the Lesaffre UK & Ireland commercial strategy through bakery process advice
  • Participation in trade fairs and customer events
  • To train fully and lead/support technical training for internal colleagues and external partners/customers for the Lesaffre expertise in bakery processes, yeasts, sourdough, ingredients, and mixes.
  • Staying up to date on market trends, and movements: customers, competition, products


Knowledge and Skills

  • Lead Baker, Level 3 would be an advantage,
  • Experience of baking in the baking industry is essential.
  • Proven baking experience and/or experience on industrial lines.
  • Customer-oriented, high level of commitment, confident and convincing
  • Ability to organise, prioritise, be proactive, react, and manage issues effectively.
  • Ability to work in a team, and collaborate with other departments within the company and in the Group.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Willing to travel
  • Has advanced level MS Office (Word, Excel and power point)

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.