Location: Czech Republic, Jilemnice
Package: Competitive with benefits
Position Type: Permanent 
Employment Requirements: Applicants must be able to prove their permanent right to work in the location stated above in order to be considered for the position

Project Lead

About us:

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry. We supply high quality edible films and coatings​ to over 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries, delivering our purpose of ‘Creating the Added Layer of Value’.

Primarily used by customers in the production of a wide variety of sausage and meat products, our aspirations reach way beyond our current products and services, and appeal to our natural curiosity to improve what we do.

About the role:

  • We are looking for a team leader of development technologist composed of experts both from the Czech Republic and other location globally

Your main tasks will be:

  • management of development projects, cooperation on their solutions, management of multifunctional teams from various departments in the Czech Republic and globally
  • passing products to standard production and cooperating with dealers on customer tests implementation and management of own tests of prototype production in cooperation with production department
  • evaluation, control and administration of projects, non-standard requirements and other development tasks

About you:

  • University degree in physical / biological / food sciences and technology or engineering
  • Experience with practical product development in from food / manufacturing industry
  • Experience in leading and managing teams and resources, experience in project management
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of Czech and English in speaking and writing (or willing to learn Czech)
  • Organizational and communication skills, flexibility

As a global organisation, we currently employ around 2,000 people spanning the Americas, UK/EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. We offer careers in research and development, science and food technology, manufacturing and supply chain operations, engineering, sales, and a range of other business support functions. We are always seeking talented people to join the amazing colleagues we have, to keep growing our business.

Our mission is to sustainably utilise technology and biomaterial science-based solutions, to delight our customers. We are a business committed to the pursuit of better. The constant pursuit of what’s next, what’s needed, what’s possible now, and in the future. Do you want to be part of our journey?

What next?

If this sounds like a role that you would be interested in, then we would love to hear from you. To apply, please e-mail a copy of your CV, along with a cover letter explaining the key attributes that you could bring to the role.

Email address for applications: prace@devro.com

*Please note, closing dates are subject to change and, at time of high volume of applications, this may be brought forward.

Other important information:

We believe it takes diversity of thought, culture, background, and perspective to create a truly innovative company. So if you share our values, purpose and drive for growth and sustainability, then we want to hear from you. If you require any adjustments to be able to pursue an application with us, please let our Recruitment team know.

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