r&d chemist - athens

maria stavraki, randstad hellas
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athens, attica
healthcare & sciences
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maria stavraki, randstad hellas

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Are you a Food Technologist or Chemist that demonstrates extensive work experience as a R&D Chemist especially in FMCG sector? Are you willing to work closely with executive chefs, operations and quality department to develop new recipes and new products? As a R&D Chemist you will be responsible to investigate clients’ needs in cooperation with sales and marketing and propose solutions to complex technical and creative challenges in Kalamata's production plant.

If you are ready to make the next big step in your career as a R&D Chemist, by accepting this brand new challenging and attractive role, apply now!


The company offers ​the following benefits for the R&D Chemist position​:

  • Very competitive remuneration package with attractive salary and extra employment benefits
  • Excellent working environment with creativity and innovation of high importance
  • The chance to join one the the greatest production plants in Kalamata


As a R&D Chemist you will be responsible for:

  • Research and development for formula creation, revision, evaluation and validation prior to manufacturing
  • Utilizinzing nutrition database for product development, recipe analysis, nutrition analysis and government compliant labeling
  • Proposing innovative ideas in order to meet customer specifications and requirements
  • Leading projects from concept to commercialization by working closely with sales, marketing and Kalamata's factory operations
  • Adhering to all Health, Safety and Quality Control policies to successfully perform all tests required in the production plant at Kalamata
  • Design as well as participate in the coordination, monitoring, testing, and reporting shelf life stability testing activities
  • Recommend and initiate projects within existing ongoing programs or new business channels. 
  • Identifying new technologies and designs and conducts research program to verify validity


For the R&D Chemist role, the ideal candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Food Technology, Chemistry, Biology or equivalent
  • Proven work experience at least 5 years as a Food Technologist or Chemist
  • Laboratory experience in Cosmetics, Dough or Oil  would be considered as an extra asset
  • Exposure in manufacturing or processing environment is preferred as well
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines and the ability to research regulatory matters as needed 
  • Possess organization and  project management skills
  • Effective written and verbal English language
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) 
  • Very good knowledge of lab and pilot processing equipment
  • Solid understanding of emulsion technology, dry blend technology, flavor development, and the basic science of process technology 


If you believe that your professional experience matches the profile of the R&D Chemist that I am looking for, apply now!

For more information, you can contact Stavraki Maria at +30 2106770523

Please note that for transparency and equity reasons, only those applications made online via our site will be assessed. After the screening of all the CVs received, we will only contact the candidates who meet the requirements of the job to arrange an interview. ​ All applications are considered strictly confidential.