Job Details

Teamleader Application Dairy & Ice (m/f)

Darmstadt, Hessen, Deutschland

Doehler GmbH

portfolio management product development dairy ice cream FMCG


Home Office


You want to drive major projects forward and guarantee their success. You have a vision and want to make your ideas a reality. You can do exactly that at Döhler. As a leading producer of natural flavours, colourings and other ingredients for food and beverages, we are looking for people just like you, who are willing to do whatever it takes to inspire our customers and consumers. People who are motivated to deliver only the best.

If taking on this responsibility inspires you, then we are exactly what you are looking for.

Your Role

  • Develop the overall portfolio of new dairy and ice cream products aimed at driving growth in the business
  • Direct research and product development efforts and ensure key milestones, overall project time-lines and approved budgets are met
  • Manage the application team of developers, to efficiently deliver commercially viable products for enhancing the growth of business
  • Develop additional application labs as required by business strategy
  • Maintain awareness of trends in food industries to ensure Döhler is current in development efforts to supply new and innovative products
  • Identify business opportunities and prospects by evaluating the market and industry trends; researching and analyzing competitive options for expansion
  • Connect developed new products and solutions to customers and markets
  • Ensure effective collaboration with Technical Project Management, Sales and Technology

Your Profile

  • About 8-12 years experience in food & beverage or FMCG industry with focus on dairy and ice cream products, experience of management is an advantage
  • Proven ability to execute global development programs on time
  • Results driven: Strong focus on outcome and ability to drive direction and results within a team
  • Successfully builds, establishes and continues sustainable relationships
  • A roll-up-your-sleeves attitude
  • Agile and ready to respond in high stress situations whilst not losing a strong attention to detail and results
  • Distinct leadership competence and a target-orientated, pragmatic approach towards work
  • Graduate in Food Technology or similar
  • About 3-5 years of professional experience in R&D

Please apply online via our Job Portal and provide us with your earliest possible entry date and your salary expectation.
Mr. Karl-Heinz Stephan will come back to you as soon as possible.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information at +49 (0) 6151 306 – 2000.