Industry Technology Specialist, Oils and Fats, Malaysia

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of the Food & Beverages division, you will provide biological solutions that help improve what the world eats and drinks.

Industry Technology Specialist, Oils and Fats, Malaysia
We are looking for an Industry Technology Specialist who will be based in Malaysia.

The detailed tasks and responsibilities will include,

Scientific/Technical Contributions
  • Technical specialist within vegetable oils processing and applications.
  • Develop, utilize, and expand a relevant internal and external scientific network.
  • Able to build good network within vegetable oils industry.
  • Initiate plans and coordinate technical activities carried out by NZ, customers or partners.
  • Provide customer and industry technology insight including conducting technical training and seminars for customers.
  • Participate in test marketing & roll out.

Laboratory Duties
  • Plan and coordinate experimental work of greater complexity.
  • Broadly apply own fundamental knowledge of scientific principles to ensure accurate use of laboratory equipment and methods for project activities.

Teamwork & Leadership
  • Lead project(s) (local and/or global)
  • Demonstrate a positive team-working attitude on a consistent basis.
  • Responsible for project planning and goal achievement, involving team resources outside own direct control.
  • Involve in taking responsibility of scale up of R&D projects with customers or partners
  • Support the professional development of junior and peers by providing guidance and mentorship. Provides constructive feedback to project colleagues and management.

Communication & Reporting
  • Responsible for efficient communication across geographical borders, to ensure effective global R&D projects.
  • Ensure technical studies are turned into insights that are appropriately communicated and documented.
  • Ensure that information in CRM on the account is correct.
  • Participate in discussion and constructive challenge by relevant decision making groups both internal and customer.
  • Organize and lead internal and external meetings and discussions to implement project activities relevant to achieving overall project goals.
  • Represents Novozymes to external entities on technical and/or project issues.

In this position you need to have:
  • Bachelors/ Masters in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the Oils & Fats industry with possible exposure to plants and some engineering knowledge. Experience working with enzymes will be an excellent added advantage.
  • Customer oriented focus with good technical understanding
  • Strong communication and networking skills
  • Thrive on challenges and enjoy working proactively with other groups within and outside the organization

Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s unfold your potential together.

Rethink tomorrow
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries, we create tomorrow’s biosolutions, improving our customers’ business and the use of our planet’s resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources by offering superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.

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Ref: 4538BR
City: Kuala Lumpur
Country: Malaysia
Job Area: Technical Services