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Food Scientist (f/m/x)

Berlin, Berlin, GermanyFood Science

Job description

Hey there, culinary Einstein! We're on the hunt for a Food Scientist (x/m/f) to join our crew at Formo.

As a key ingredient in our Food Science Team, you'll be the Maestro behind integrating your food passion into Formo's product lineup. Get ready to sprinkle your magic on texture, sensory delights, and even work your cost-cutting and shelf-life expertise – all while collaborating with our cross-functional squads.

If you've got a love affair with food science that matches our passion, then ride with us towards the future of food


  • Research, develop, and optimize food products, especially bringing in your knowledge of hydrocolloids and fiber

  • Conduct analytical tests such as taste, texture and shelf life, and/or other nutrient tests for the prototypes developed

  • Apply sound scientific methods including planning and executing trials, analyzing data, and defining solutions to achieve project goals

  • Take the lead on R&D projects including product and process improvement as well as product reformulation

  • Report results to interested stakeholders

  • Partner and communicate effectively with cross-functional groups: Product development, Quality, Procurement, Finance

Job requirements

  • Master's degree in Food Science, Food Technology, or equivalent

  • Working experience as an R&D Food Scientist in a food company preferably in the area of hydrocolloids and fiber

  • Passionate about food, nutrition, and sustainability

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams

  • High level of flexibility, commitment, ability to multitask, and change management skills

  • Fluent in English

To find out more about our benefits and interview process, please check out the FAQ section on our Career Page! 💥


Formo is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based on race, genetic information, color, physical or mental disability, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression