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    Junior Product Application Expert (PAE) Milk segment

    Job ID: 36721
    Date: Oct 13, 2020
    Job function: Research & Development
    Experience level: Graduate Hire
    Business: DSM Food Specialties

    Junior Product Application Expert (PAE) Milk segment

    DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

    Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

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    Junior Product Application Expert (PAE)

    Global Dairy Application
    Milk Segment


    Position Context

    Global Dairy Application supports the following product segments Cheese, Cheese Protection, Fermented Milk, Probiotics, Milk, BioPreservation and Plant Based products.
    The Product Application Expert (PAE) function is crucial in supporting our Dairy business. The vacancy is a Jr PAE position focusing on the Milk & Plant Based segment, i.e. supporting our leading Lactase business and other enzyme ranges. The position combines theoretical and practical work with Lactases and Milk applications/concepts in an approximate 50:50 balance.

    You will join our Global Dairy Application organization, team for Milk & Plant Based Applications in Delft. We are working as Application team closely together with business managers, innovation managers, R&D colleagues, sales and technical sales and directly with our customers. We have high level Lab and Dairy pilot plant facilities available.

    Your main responsibilities will be:

    • To support Sales in promoting and implementing new and existing products and applications with new and existing clients – with main focus on Lactases for the Milk market and other enzymes ranges;
    • To participate in product development projects and drive work packages in collaboration with R&D, delivering new ingredients and concepts in line with the requirements and specifications defined by business strategy;
    • You will plan, execute and conclude experiments in our Application technology pilot plant / labs;
    • To manage, build and share the know-how in the Dairy Application field and to act as the technical expert in this field towards the internal (R&D / Sales / Business) and external world (Customers/Partners);
    • Traveling to customers and external trials will be a part of your job.

    Competences and experience required:

    • MSc Food/Dairy Science or other relevant Bio Science;
    • Experience with enzymes for food applications and relevant analysis methods;
    • Experience with dairy products and ingredients, product development and/or characterization of dairy products in terms of sensory and rheological analysis etc. is a great benefit;
    • Passionate about food innovation and keen to create value for our customers via management of the interactions between Ingredients (cultures, enzymes etc.), Milk and Dairy technology;
    • Understanding of global Dairy Market requests and ability to identify solutions;
    • Experienced when it comes to direct customer interactions and communication – in meeting/presentation settings as well as in Dairy plant visits;
    • Ability to travel 20% of your working time - globally is a requirement.

    The Procedure & Contact
    Interested in this role? Please apply on-line by uploading your CV & motivation letter in English. For additional questions you can contact Martin Zwart, Senior Recruitment Business Partner: ,

    Reference check procedures and an assessment can be part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be informed when these procedures are required.

    Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see or connect on

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