Job title: R&D Specialist, Childhood Nutrition
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG / F&B
Functional Expertise: Research & Development / Scientist
Skills: children nutrition adolescent nutrition children physiology PhD Postdoc food digestion research digestive physiology R&D
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2024-02-05
Job ID: 32591

Job Description


  • Develop, manage and implement research activities related to nutrition, physiology and metabolism in children
  • Collaborate with a network of internal partners (R&D, regulatory affairs, safety, innovation and marketing) and deliver scientific research with high translation potential for product applications
  • Promote research proposals to key stakeholders with scientific authority that align with consumer and business needs
  • Translate scientific findings into consumer-friendly concepts to ensure impactful innovations
  • Manage scientific collaborations with external partners to ensure scientific findings are delivered according to expectations and of high standard
  • Contribute to scientific publications, communications and patents and disseminate scientific findings to internal and external stakeholders
  • Supervise students and R&D trainees and support them with their research activities



  • PhD in Nutrition Science, Human Physiology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry or related field, with minimum 3 years of post-doctoral or industry experience preferably in FMCG industry
  • Possess a strong interest in research and development for industry, prior research experience in food digestion and digestive physiology is an advantage
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and propose innovative solutions
  • Ability to communicate with impact, capacity to convey complex scientific topics to non-scientific audiences
  • Agile mindset, coupled with autonomy and strong collaborative spirit
  • Track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English


Interested applicants, please submit your resume to highlighting relevant project experience, for further evaluation.