V.I.E Research Innovation (m/f/d), Ochsenfurt

Danone GmbH

As a world leading food company DANONE stands for international success. Around 104.000 employees work on all five continents in the four business areas Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters and Advanced Medical Nutrition on one corporate mission: “Bringing health through food to as many people as possible.”


Contribute to develop and industrialize products in the scope of innovations, renovations / productivity projects, applying Danone innovation processes and tools in close relationship with the plant and cross functional team:

  • Develop recipes for line extension, in collaboration with suppliers based on a project brief
  • Run product implementation of innovations / renovations / productivity projects: prepare and run industrial tests, coordinate samples follow up, data consolidation and IT report, prepare product specification and organize launch follow ups from first production
  • Being the R&I representative in a project from the implementation phasis through enriching and following risk analysis during industrial scale up
  • Ensure proper documentation for launch
  • Build a good relationship / network within your ecosystem


  • Successfully completed studies and initial practical experience within the food industry
  • Basic technical knowledge
  • Good knowledge about MS Office applications
  • High level of autonomy, as well as flexibility and agility
  • Team spirit and a collaborative mindset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Very good knowledge in German in word and writing and proficient English language skills