Area Business & Technical Developer – Food (M/F)

Hiring By - Biostaffic



Job Highlights

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Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Roquette is a family-owned global leader in plant-based ingredients and a leading provider of pharmaceutical excipients.

Want to help us make a difference?

Using plant-based resources, we collaborate with our customers and partners to imagine and offer ingredients to better feed people and treat patients.

Each of our ingredients responds to unique and essential needs, and they enable healthier lifestyles.

The role & the teams

To meet our challenges, we are looking for our next Area Business & Technical Developer (M/F) to cover France & Benelux markets within our European team! This position will be located in Lestrem (near Lille).

Our teams

You will be part of our exciting journey to improve the well-being of millions of people worldwide.

The Customer Technical Service (CTS) teams develop, formulate, and evaluate our customer’s finished products in their labs.

Based on scientific approach, CTS is partnering with our customers to speed up their development, by understanding their application in the market and their needs.

Internally, the CTS teams develop strong relationship with our Global R&D and our commercial and marketing forces to better serve our customers.

Your mission?

Reporting to the Head of Food Technical Development - Europe, your focus will be to lead the technical challenges as the primary contact for our customers and prospects aligned with sales, and to support their product development projects in line with the Group's strategy.

You will be as well a voice of the customer internally.

In connection with our sales, application, and R&D teams, your experience and talents will make the difference to:

  • Supporting the technical projects of our customers (and prospects) in all our market segments (specialized nutrition, baking, savory/meat analog, dairy, confectionery, etc.)
  • Aligned with sales: coordinate internal resources (CTS, R&D, Marketing etc.) to carry out development projects for our customers (innovation, range extensions, etc.)
  • Contribute to the creation of value, bringing the voice of the customer internally, and coordinate application studies with our CTS teams to demonstrate and evaluate the functional value of our solutions.
  • Participate in meetings with the Sales team to understand our customers' needs.
  • Create and conduct training sessions with customers, application centers and universities.
  • Develop relationships with application centers and universities.

*please note that the business areas may evolve according to internal needs

What will we love about you?

Self-motivated, you possess a wealth of knowledge in food markets, food technologies and industrial processes.

Your passion for technical application challenges, innovation and customer exchanges is what sets you apart. You are able to comprehend their needs and strive to provide a positive and unique customer experience. You also have a strong ability to develop and support customer long-term relationships.

Your collaborative mindset enables you to embrace multicultural frameworks, work effectively within a global matrix organization, and make you a valuable addition to our team!

And also...

  • Master in Food Science
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in an industrial food processing environment
  • Good knowledge of food markets, food technologies and industrial processes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills: ability to work effectively in a transversal team environment including external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to develop long term strategic relationships with customers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and CRM systems
  • Frequent business travels (around 30%)
  • Sales/marketing experience combined with technical skills in the food industry (formulation, product development, customer support, etc.) would be a plus
  • And because we are an international company and you will work with different countries you are fully fluent in English (on top of French)

What will you love about us?

  • Opportunities to learn and develop in an entrepreneurial environment that encourages innovation
  • Our internal mobility policy
  • Benefits such as: RTT, Time Savings Account, Incentives
  • The possibility of combining professional and personal life through organizational flexibility.
  • And for all, access to an external platform of listening by professionals

If you identify yourself in this position, please apply by uploading your resume and let's start the journey together !

Roquette is proud to be a global company where you can find personal and professional growth through multiple diverse experiences.

Roquette believes Diversity, Equity and Inclusion must be woven into everything we do, from the products we make, through the relationships we build with our partners, and most importantly within the teams we create and how we interact together.

As we continue to grow, Roquette understands that to be successful we must always be inclusive in our approach, by creating a workforce that represents the world we live in, and the communities and customers we serve.

To find out more about our products, values and sustainable development ambitions visit us at and at

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • France

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

A propos de Roquette : “Offrir le meilleur de la nature” Entreprise familiale, Roquette est un leader mondial des ingrédients d'origine végétale et un fournisseur majeur d'excipients pharmaceutiques. Fondé en 1933, le groupe, actuellement présent dans plus de 100 pays, à travers plus de 30 sites de production, réalise un chiffre d'affaires d'environ 5 milliards d'euros et emploie environ 10 000 personnes dans le monde. Depuis des décennies, la vie et la nature sont nos sources d’inspiration. Grâce à nos matières premières d'origine naturelle, nous créons une toute nouvelle gastronomie à base de plantes ; nous proposons des solutions pharmaceutiques qui jouent un rôle clé dans les traitements médicaux ; et nous développons des ingrédients innovants pour les marchés de l'alimentation, de la nutrition et de la santé. Nous nous appliquons à libérer pleinement le potentiel de la nature pour améliorer, soigner et sauver des vies. Portés par une volonté constante d'innovation et une vision à long terme, nous nous engageons à améliorer le bien-être des personnes partout dans le monde. Nous plaçons le développement durable au cœur de nos préoccupations, en veillant à prendre soin des ressources et des territoires. Nous sommes déterminés à créer un avenir meilleur et plus sain pour toutes les générations.
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