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R&D Manager Bakery

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 8500 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €1,85 billion in 2017. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.



Position Overview


Based at our office in Podolsk we are currently seeking our new


R&D Manager Bakery

(Podolsk, Moscow District)


Reporting directly to the R&D Manager, the successful candidate for this key function will be responsible manage the R&D activities and assure the technical support towards customers and internal commercial and marketing department.




Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the R&D team by setting clear priorities and coaching people to help them achieve their objectives.
  • Develop new products, concepts, adaptation of existing products and create tailor-made products based on customer’s request.
  • Technical support to Sales and Marketing (visits and presentations to key customers, internal and external training…).
  • Liaise with Headquarter R&D as to keep local team informed on latest Group Innovations & projects and actively promote them in the company.
  • Ensure that all technical data linked to products (data sheet, declaration, formulas) are always accurate; ensure confidentiality on formulas and know-how.



  • Food Technologist (Bc. or Master level) with at least 4 years experience in bakery or confectionery industry or experience in product development.
  • Good English (written and spoken).
  • Dynamic person with analytical and hands-on skills.
  • Excellent communicator.

Willing to travel up to 40% of time.



Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to take initiatives and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Of course Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, group insurance, healthcare, training…) but additionally, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.