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R&D Bakery

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 9000 employees in 74 countries, with consolidated turnover of over 2 billion in 2021. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core value continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities is what makes working at Puratos so magical.


Puratos Bulgaria is looking for

R&D specialist




The successful candidate for this key function will drive the innovation in the edible seeds, sourdough, improvers and bakery mixes category by providing expertise support and new product development based on the market trends and customer needs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and develop the center of excellence for improvers, edible seeds, and bakery mixes.
  • Create and manage innovation funnel for the category by working in close collaboration with:
    • Upstream research, BU`s and Health and Wellbeing team.
    • Sales force and Marketing team in the country
    • Network activities with key players (universities, organizations, etc.) to develop knowledge and awareness.
  • Identify and organize the needs in terms of equipment, facilities, etc.
  • Participate to meetings and become a speaker at workshops, webinars, internal and external trainings.


Required Competencies:

  • Great entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm
  • Flexibility, creativity and eagerness to learn
  • Previous experience in a similar R&D role is a plus
  • Fluent English
  • Bachelor’s degree related to (food) science/ food technology, chemistry or microbiology
  • Excellent analytical, planning, and decision-making skills
  • Team player