Valio Ltd’s R&D is an expert organization responsible for innovations, new product development and product quality maintenance of the company’s product portfolio. The group of over 130 experts offers an unique environment to work within food industry and a track record of international break through innovations from the one hundred years of Valio R&D history. Valio R&D works closely together with our product groups, production and with the experts of different export markets globally.
We are looking for a Technology Manager at Valio Ltd R&D, in Pitäjänmäki, Helsinki.
You are a person with shown capability to successfully lead expert teams and teamwork, and have a strong background in dairy/food technology. This position offers a unique opportunity to work in Valio’s world-famous R&D and lead and develop an expert group in a specified technology field, build large collaboration networks in Valio with external research and technology partners, and use technology expertise to support Valio’s production sites in their changing technology development needs and future development.
Your main responsibilities will be:
- Lead the technology development and expert group in a specified field of dairy/food technology
- Lead the technology development project portfolio in the area
- Build and develop internal and external collaboration networks
- Provide expertise and know-how to Valio’s production sites, investment projects, international sales and long-term technology strategy
Success in the position requires:
- Suitable University degree (such as MSc, MSt, etc). A doctoral degree is highly appreciated.
- Strong technology expertise in a specified field in dairy/food technology, practical experience in food production is seen as a benefit.
- Experience in supervision and management of experts
- Good communication and collaboration skills
- Enthusiasm for teamwork and building big this together
- Fluent Finnish and English
For more information, please contact SVP R&D Anu Kaukovirta-Norja, tel. +358 40 5257492, on 7th of March from 15.30-16.00 or on 9th of March from 15.00-16.00.
Please send your application including CV and salary request by March 18 th, 2018 through the application link.
Hakusanat: elintarviketieteet, tuotekehitys, maitoteknologia, elintarviketeknologia, ETM, elintarviketieteiden tohtori, työpaikat tuotekehitys