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Research and Application Development


HI-FOOD is a young company developing and producing natural, plant - based functional ingredients and technological know-how for the Bakery, Industrial Gastronomy, plant - based and Free-From market.
Acknowledged as “Innovative Start-up”, HI-FOOD is based in Parma.
In the last years, HI-FOOD developed a valuable network of partners, customers and suppliers worldwide (especially Europe) with the possibility to exchange information and business opportunities within the functional food ingredients market.
Big multinationals are included on the customer list, too, as well as some of the most prominent foodtech start-ups.

Job Title

Research and Application Development–Technologist

Job Description

Reach approvals and application of Hi-Food ingredients in the selected areas and market segments, growing market sales and the areas of application of Hi-Food products.
Technical development of projects and research or application assignments
Application development and support, achieving product approvals and commercial status.
Understand and apply Hi-Food building blocks for the development of prototypes and systems.
Collaborate with customers, prospects and industrial partners, coordinating technical activities.
Technical presentation and introduction of new ingredients in the market, communicating and sharing results internally, with customers and with the scientific community.
Development of prototypes (of finished product or intermediates) to verify the functionality of the ingredients, studying the interaction of the ingredients with other ones and with other variables
Contribute to the development of new ingredients providing a specific technical functionality
Lab activities, Field activities (at customers or pilot plants) and Study activities. Project Management

Ideal Personal Profile

Technical background:Food Technology and similar.
Experience in the food industry preferred, especially ingredients, in dustrial gastronomy, meat alternatives or meat applications.
Experience with industrial processing machinery: application lab or pilot plant or production line
Experience in managing and coordinating technical development projects between food companies.
Experience in application development, achieving product approvals and commercial status.
Experience with analytical instrumentation (e.g. texture analyzer)
Perseverance, drive and capability to motivate; methodic and relentless Empathic and socially intelligent.
Experience in handling negotiations is a plus

Tasks and Activities

Develop sales through collaboration, technical development projects and successful case histories
Understand the market, its dynamics, the key customers, stakeholders and decision makers
Definition of a business and sales plan, acting to achieve the agreed objective
Business finder, relaying the technical opportunities and issues to the central R&D experts
Managing and coordinating development projects
Capability to discuss technical matters with competence to clients and partners
Coordinate commercial documentation, consistent with sales objectives Identifying key projects and, once approved, manage their execution