R&D Product Expert Specialist DACH


Lodz, LD, PL, 94-406

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!


  • Responsible for the management of R&D projects and for development of new products (from theoretical recipe over lab prototype to industrial product for internal and external clients)
  • Close cooperation with customer R&D DACH to provide the best service for customers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland
  • Complete full project follow-up and completion of necessary project documents including recipe creation
  • Provide necessary technical support to vendors, customers and operations when problems occur with products
  • Advise/assist all departments as needed on any technical issues relating to the manufacturing of chocolate products



  • Master Degree in Food Technology Sciences, Food Engineering, Food Science or similar
  • Experience in Project Management
  • 2-3 years experience in the food industry preferably 
  • Good knowledge of working tools like MS Office, Salesforce, SAP and others
  • Fluent in English, German an asset


We offer:

  • Temporary contract, approx. 1 year
  • Private medical care for you and your family
  • Sport card
  • Life insurance
  • Employee pension scheme
  • Bonus Depending on the results of work
  • Christmas benefits
  • Development opportunities
  • Transport to work on the route
  • Chocolate in the office

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.