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Dairy Application Specialist

Date: Jun 19, 2021

Location: Gurgaon, Haryana, IN, 122002

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Req ID: 103481

Job Description

IFF is a global leader in food ingredients for the dairy industry and we are looking for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our India team as Dairy Application Specialist.


This position offers an exciting role with a lot of potential for professional and personal development. The aim is to provide technical support to our customers and our sales organization in South Asia.


This role is based at Gurgaon, India and reporting to the Global Application Leader, Cultures & Food Enzymes, Health & Biosciences application group. 


How You Will Contribute

You will be part of our South Asian Dairy Application group, which is part of the Global Application organization in IFF Health & Biosciences. 


Your primary responsibility will be to give our dairy industry customers application support related to our starter culture and dairy enzyme solutions with focus on cheese and fresh fermented dairy products. This will be done in close cooperation with our sales organization and your colleagues in the application teams.


You will primarily be technically responsible for supporting customers in their new product development and optimization projects. This includes technical trouble shooting and trainings, as well as conducting trials in customer plants and in our dairy pilot plant. It will also include some involvement in internal solution development projects. You will have a competent internal organization to support you in your role.

Job Requirements

What you will need to be successful

Essential Skills & Experiences


  • Master of Science in Food Technology with a theoretical and practical background within dairy science and technology.
  • 5-10 years of experience within cheese and/or fresh fermented dairy production, product development or related function from a food ingredient supplier.
  • Specific experience or competences within use of cultures and dairy enzymes will be considered a key advantage.
  • Work independently, but also understand how to function in a large organization and the importance of reaching common business objectives.
  • Customer-focused, open-minded, flexible and thrive in a busy environment.
  • Enjoy customer visit and frequent travels for business purposes.  
  • Good communication skills and enjoy interacting with people



IFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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