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Our partners from IFRA (The International Food Recruitment Alliance) are looking for: 

Director (m/f/d) Dairy Technical Applications

Location: Montreal / Canada


Saputo Inc. is one of the top ten dairy processors in the world, operating not only in Canada but also in the US, Australia, Argentina and Europe. With 16.000 employees Saputo produces a wide array of dairy products such as cheese, fluid and ESL-milk, cream products and dairy ingredients like powders. For a new established position within Saputo´s corporate structure, incumbent is to act as a significant influencing force within Saputo`s global operations in terms of providing subject matter expertise regarding external technologies in the dairy industry with focus on cheese production, whey and powder technology. The position is based in Montreal / Canada.


  • Market analysis of available technologies
  • Conduct cost benefit analysis regarding the impact of new technologies on the business
  • Guide both technology supplier and receiving Saputo division to a sensible commercial outcome
  • Build external relationships with universities, machine manufacturers and other stakeholders
  • Build internal relationships with Plant Managers, Technical Managers and other important internal functions


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in dairy science or food technology with special dairy background
  • Minimum 5 years` experience in the dairy industry, preferred coming from production in a technically advanced industrial dairy company or a dairy-focused machine manufacturer
  • Good understanding in dairy processing, ideally with knowhow of proteins and physio-chemistry of cheese
  • Existing network of technical or commercial contacts in the dairy industry technology sphere
  • Proactive, self-starting personality with high level of discipline and prioritization, pragmatic approach to work, extensive travel availability (up to  50 %), and the ability to build relationships both internally and externally

This position offers you the opportunity to support a big company with your knowledge in dairy technology and work in an international environment in a very flexible and self-dependent way.


Further information and application:

FoodJob Nordic Martin Guldso Alsted

Tel: +45 2917 1009 Email: mga@foodjobnordic.com

Dupp Hans Hilbrands

Tel: +31 317 468686 Email: hans@dupp.nl

Rau Consultants Matthias Hennig

Tel: +49 189552019 Email: m.hennig@rau-consultans.de