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Ref: DN8764

Product Development Lead – Beverage Ingredients

Product Development Lead – Beverage Ingredients

Bavaria – Germany

The Client:

Mackenzie Stuart are collaborating with a global food & beverage ingredients company with specific focus on plant-based and clean raw materials. The company are seeking a Product Development Lead for their beverages business who can hit the ground running and continue to drive global growth through NPD. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is creative, autonomous, and an experienced leader who wants to be apart of a collaborative culture.


  • Technical leadership for Product Development Application for Beverages including project management
  • Team management: 4 direct report
  • Strategic further development of the application area
  • Collaborate with internal business development and sales teams
  • Creation of trend-oriented concepts and sample recipes
  • Work with global customers for NPD, EPD and resolving any issues
  • Accompanying trial and initial productions for customers or contract manufacturers
  • Market research and analysis
  • Creation and maintenance of materials and development recipes in the SAP system


  • BA or BSc Degree
  • Fluent in German & English
  • Expert in brewing and beverage technology
  • +7 years experience of research and development experience in the beverage sector
  • +2 years management experience
  • Affinity to technological issues and good sensory skills
  • Experience dealing with SAP is a bonus

Job Reference: DN8764

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Salary Range

€70,000 - 80,000