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SEA, Nutrition Design Manager

  • Posted: 4 Jul 2024
  • Medical Affairs
  • Malaysia
  • On-site

About the job

Danone Specialized Nutrition South East Asia is seeking for SEA, Nutrition Design Manager, based in Malaysia. With our global presence, brands and business and our mission of bringing health through food to as many people as possible; we believe that people growth is a key asset to reach a sustainable business performance.
To succeed in this journey, we're looking for the right talent and personalities eager to bring their energy and ideas to a meaningful project. Take this opportunity to GROW together and experience a culture that empowers you to express your ideas and share what you're passionate about!  


• Recipe science-based nutrition profile design for new and improved products; considering safety, nutritional suitability, and efficacy of ingredients and formulations.
• Alignment of recipe nutrition profile with Global Science & Nutrition team.
• Preparation of product scientific rationale on new launches new formulation development & substantiation of claims.
• Support to cross-functional teams on nutrition-related topic (e.g., claim development, innovation concepts, product FAQ).
• Recipe documentation sheet and label content approval.
• Products nutrition profile update in Danone Scorecards.


• Nutrition training to R&I product developers & marketing teams.
• Nutrition training in Company Induction program for all Newcomers.
• Ad hoc nutrition support to careline teams and to company events.


• Fuel the market intelligence & competitive tools.
• Monitor and identify science landscape and ingredients opportunities to address the needs of the business and the consumers.
• Analyze competitors’ renovation and new launches, and keep NIP (Nutrition Information Panel) database up to date.
• Leverage on competitor’s data for superior innovation/renovation ideas to fuel the future.

About you

• Master 2 degree or equivalent. 
• Food science/Agronomy Engineer with nutrition specialization, or master’s in nutrition and/or metabolism. 
• 3 to 5 years’ experience in industry and ideally experience of product development in foods. 
• Expertise in infant nutrition.
• Business-oriented mindset.
• Strong nutrition & scientific convictions.
• Very good communication skills to deliver scientific popularization and valorization (teams, Mums, HCPs).
• Good stakeholders’ leadership, agile and team player mindset.
• Fluent in English.

About us

Danone is a world leading food company built on three business lines; Specialized Nutrition, Waters and Fresh Dairy Products. Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Each time we eat and drink, we vote for the world we want to live in. We believe a healthy body needs healthy food. And healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies

Danone is committed to create and live an inclusive & diverse environment, which will drive our growth as a business, as teams, as members of communities & as individuals. Valuing diversity is recognizing and respecting human differences and similarities. Our aim is to ensure that all employees and applicants are given equal opportunity and that our organization is representative of our consumers and society

We commit to foster an inclusive working environment where we celebrate all types of diversity, both visible and invisible, which includes age, race, gender, nationality, disability, background, education, religion, beliefs, thinking style, perspectives and sexual orientation

We believe that our differences will make the difference


For more information, please visit our website at careers.danone.com/isea


What's next
Willing to start your meaningful journey? Hit the APPLY button! or you can contact us:
Pimparin Limpachote (Pim)
SEA Talent Acquisition Manager, DANONE SEA - HR Central Pool
Email : Pimparin.Limpachote@danone.com  

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

  • Interview #3

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