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R&D Patisserie

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Our Mission


At Puratos, we create innovative food solutions for the health and well-being of people everywhere. As the global leader in bakery, patisserie and chocolate ingredients, we help our customers to be successful with their business, by turning technologies and experiences from food cultures around the world into new opportunities.


We are more than 10.000 employees in over 70 countries and a consolidated turnover of 2.8 billion euros in 2022. Our passion for innovation, a pioneering spirit and the unique Puratos culture drive our solid growth and vision for the future This, along with our commitment to our local communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


To strengthen our team in Research & Development we are looking for:



R&D Patisserie Specialist

(Budapest, Hungary)


Your Mission


Reporting to the R&D Manager, you will be responsible for the development of the patisserie mix business through new product development and general R&D support to the customers and sales team in Hungary.


What you will do


Product R&D

  • New product development (formulation), process optimization and documentation
    • Support the development of local sales by means of tailor-made products and product adaptation
    • Follow-up the technological developments & innovations of HQ and the region, and transfer them into local market
    • Perform benchmark analysis of competitor products and optimize the product range
    • Ensure that all technical data linked to products (data sheet, declaration, formulas) are always accurate; ensure confidentiality on formulas and know-how.
  • Implement the BU Patisserie Mixes strategy, together with the R&D manager, local marketing and in close collaboration with the Product Manager from HQ
  • Work together with Purchase and Quality department to develop new suppliers.

Operational R&D

  • Provide comprehensive technical support on ingredients sourcing/supply, process optimization, and quality systems for the production facility 
  • Promote and implement the values and procedures of the Puratos Group in all what is related to Quality assurance, Quality Control, GMP, and quality standards and programs

Technical customer service

  • Work together with marketing and Key Accounts Sales Managers to initiate and follow up projects and provide technical support
  • Support the development of industrial sales 


What we expect from you

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in food technology
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in product development (patisserie industry is an extra)
  • Dynamic personality with analytical skills and hands-on attitude
  • Fluent English and Hungarian (written and spoken)
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Team player
  • Willing to travel within Hungary and occasionally abroad up to 30% of the time
  • Driver’s license


What you can expect from Puratos

  • You will join a fast-growing, stable family business that has become an international market leader with a corporate culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are part of our main priorities. You will benefit from a great deal of freedom in your work, with plenty of room for initiative.
  • A great work environment with lots of challenges is what you can expect:
    • You'll get responsibilities and the possibility to take ownership of your work
    • You'll get training and career opportunities to build your career within our company
  • You can count on:
    • competitive salary package with annual bonus,
    • health fund support,
    • employee assistance program
    • extra day off for your birthday



We are a warm family company with a historical growth track record and a clear long-term vision for the future. We promote a caring, trustful and respecting work environment by putting people first.


We at Puratos cultivate an inclusive global workplace, that fully embraces diversity and equal

opportunities for all. We strive to reflect the richness of our customers, communities and society, accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver on our commitments.



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