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Liquid Development Senior Scientist

Unique opportunity to lead complex projects and shape the future of Liquid Innovation in a dynamic environment

Your new company

CO-RO is a global company with an ambitious growth strategy and strong financials, counting more than 1,200 employees, including 260 in Denmark. The company's turnover is two billion DKK, generated through sales of own brand products to more than 80 markets. CO-RO produces and markets drink concentrates, fruit drinks and home-freeze ice cream with internationally recognized brands such as SUNQUICK, SUNTOP, SUNCOLA and SUNLOLLY.

CO-RO is on an exciting transformation and growth journey with an ambitious strategy and innovation agenda - all of which you can become a central part of. On behalf of CO-RO, Hays is looking for an experienced Liquid Development Senior Scientist, to lead and manage the delivery of assigned new product development projects globally for all CO-RO brands.

Your new role

As Senior Scientist, you will be overall responsible for leading projects, managing people and act as a liquid development expert across the organization. You are in charge of ensuring continuous improvement and knowledge dissemination throughout the Liquid Development team and the Innovation Department. You will provide effective scientific and technical stewardship for the brands, as well as lead and motivate a team of product development formulation employees, consisting of two Laboratory Technicians and one Junior Scientist.

In this position, you will enjoy and maintain excellent collaboration with colleagues in Innovation, Commercial and Marketing, Engineering departments, Concentrates and Bottling Plants, as well as with influential external stakeholders. You will report directly to the Liquid Development Director based in Frederiksssund.

It is essential that you are able to maintain significant awareness of developing state-of-the-art technology and keep abreast of new ingredients, trends and technologies. Moreover, you are the technical lead of complex projects, supporting and driving continuous improvement of the product development process. Due to the scope of the position, you can expect up to 30 days of travel yearly.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in the position, you must hold previous experience in non-alcoholic liquid development, project management as well as people management and technical leadership. Moreover, you possess broad knowledge of developing compounds and emulsions and you have a solid understanding of food industry practices, materials, processing, packaging and associated regulations.

Your educational background is not all-important, however, a background within a food-related science field would be an advantage. Professional experience with liquid development within other area than juice and soft drinks will serve valuable for this role. Lastly, you are fully proficient in English in a professional context.

What you'll get in return

An innovative, dynamic and ambitious global working environment with the opportunity to have a major influence and shape the future of liquid development, while being a part of CO-RO's exciting transformation and growth journey. Moreover, you will join an organization that offers flexibility, an attractive pension scheme and promotes freedom with responsibility.

What you need to do now

If you are interested in this role, forward a copy of your CV and cover letter in English and in one document. If you have any questions you are welcome to contact Team Leader Mikkel Kristiansen at +45 2936 8824 or Senior Recruitment Consultant Céline Konrad at +45 2936 8816.

Hays Denmark is part of Hays Plc, which is listed on London Stock Exchange (FTSE 250). Hays Plc is the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work.

We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. We are market leaders in the UK and Australia, and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe. As of September 2011, the Group employed 7,600 staff operating from 255 offices in 31 countries across 20 specialisms.

Our combination of deep expertise across a wide spectrum of specialised industries and professions makes us unparalleled recruiters in the world of work.

Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S has operated in Denmark since 2008. We specialise in following areas of specialism: Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, HR, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Life Sciences and Sales & Marketing. For more information see

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