Food Scientist - Meat

60-70k Euros plus bens
11 Apr 2019
11 May 2019
Scientist, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Are you a Meat TM interested in exciting new opportunity. 

My client is looking for a dynamic and experienced Food Scientist – Meat/Protein Specialist, your primary responsibility is ensuring that all produce served is safe and meets the corporate brand standards for quality.

The Food Scientist Meat/Protein will be directly involved in quality management and continual improvement of all relevant ingredients and products (excluding produce). 

Furthermore, the Food Scientist is an excellent communicator and will influence franchisees to participate in the Approved Suppliers Program.

Knowledge and skills needed:

-            3 to 5 years of work experience in meat plants, meat processing (beef, pork, chicken, charcuterie).

-            Experience developing new products from inception to launch.

-            Experience trouble-shooting product quality issues.

-            Experience in meat product formulation.

-            Experience in product specification creation & specification management.

-            Knowledge of food regulation / nutritional information/ legislative schemes.

-            Willingness, ability and desire to travel up to 30% of working time, throughout Europe.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Quality management, continual improvement of ingredients and products 
  • Product improvements, new product development
  • Develop complete product specifications for new and existing products (protein, sauce, diary, and other categories) 
  • Ensure specifications are in compliance with local and regional legislation for Europe
  • Provide technical support for product commercialization



  • M. Sc. or B. Sc. in food science / food technology necessary, preferably in meat production or meat processing.