#shapeyourcareer

How do we plan to continue developing the most revolutionary foods of our time at foodspring? With your help! As fitness food pioneers, our mission starts afresh with each new product. This approach requires great ideas. Pure passion. The best minds in their respective fields. Want to contribute to a dynamic company culture? Want to help change the lifestyle of an entire generation? Then you're in the right place!

Passion for health, nutrition and/or sport is a must have! 

 

Overall Brief 

Become part of the product development team at one of central Europe’s leading functional food and health companies. We are currently looking for a self-motivated and innovative product developer with a burning interest in performance & health. We need a creative mind to work with our specialist team to help take foodspring's products to the next level!

As a product developer at foodspring, you manage the production chain from concept creation to the finished product. You ensure that foodspring’s portfolio continuously grows and adapts to current consumer trends, leading scientific developments, and up-and-coming areas of opportunity within the nutrition industry.

 

You must be able to speak German at a business fluent level

 

Your daily tasks will include:

  • Determine our customers' needs and desires by conducting research needed to obtain market information.

  • Shape the strategy and influence the scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.

  • Assess market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.

  • Obtain product market share by working with various elements of the company to assist in the development of product sales strategies.

  • Monitor R&D inventory turnover and prototype product availability by reviewing and adjusting test kitchen inventory.

  • Introduce new products by developing time-integrated plans with the rest of the R&D team and in collaboration with the Product Board.

  • Organize and evaluate product tastings on new products, line extensions and reformulation of products to ensure the products reach the benchmark for taste.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Develop and deliver companywide training sessions to communicate nutritional information and product information.

 

What we are looking for:

  • You have a degree in food science or similar field (dietician, nutrition etc.)

  • You bring with you at least 4 years of experience working with product development in sports nutrition and / or foods.

  • In addition to your technical knowledge in product development, you have a strong commercial interest and experience in taking new products to the market.

  • You are creative and curious and have a strong passion for health and fitness. You know the current trends and understand what excites our customers.

  • You are a good communicator and accustomed to developing training sessions as well as creating and delivering presentations.

  • You are self-motivated and able to use your own initiative whilst also an excellent team player.

  • You are business fluent in English & German

  • You are comfortable working in a high-paced, start-up environment.

  • You are as passionate about food/nutrition/healthy and/or sports as we are! 

 

We can offer you the following: 

  • You will have a high degree of creative freedom for you to develop your own knowledge 

  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making channels, a great deal of freedom in your work 

  • Really immerse yourself and experience the product – Attend regular product tastings and stay up to date with exciting new releases!  

  • You will benefit from a professional and highly motivated team – create value and have an impact to our great product and attractive consumer brand  

  • Competitive salary and bonus package  

  • Modern and cool office space in the heart of Kreuzberg, Berlin.  

  • Free Gym, Health Food, Fitness Events & Product Vouchers 

  • Your future starts now – the position is available immediately

 

Make an impact Apply now!

If you have any questions, please email the team at jobs@foodspring.com. For more information about us as an employer have a look at our career page: https://www.foodspring.de/en/jobs. 

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