DIANA

DIANA develops tailor-made solutions from natural raw materials for the food industry. These products can significantly improve the sensorial and nutritional performance of foods by boosting their palatability, flavor, texture, color and smell. In addition, DIANA’s nutritional concepts help to reinforce the health benefit of products by using functional actives. 

DIANA collaborates with its clients from the food, pet food, nutraceuticals and aquaculture industries. Driven by its unique expertise in biosciences and coupled with major strategic investments in innovation, DIANA works alongside its customers to continually open up new markets. 

DIANA is organized in four business units, which correspond to its targeted markets: Food, Pet Food, Aquaculture and Nova.

Feb 12, 2019
Our Pet Food business unit in Elven is seeking a Technical Support & Application Project Manager M/F Tasks Manage projects and ensure a continuous technological survey to optimize and maximize performance of Diana Pet Food solutions.  Perform bibliographic research, participate to conferences and events related to technical topics.  Develop and implement experimental protocols: planning, implementation, data interpretation, synthesis and communication of results.  Provide specific application expertise in larger innovation projects.  Support the launch of new products and design usage guidelines.  Coordinate application technical supports for Diana Pet Food and ensure training of experts in all areas  Define and offer technical solutions to answer market expectations: technical advices, customer visits, plant audit, diagnostic with action plan follow up.  Share and exchange our application knowledge with other regions through communication by regular conference call. Organize application Steering Group with the objective to deliver global application Road Map.  Train technical experts, sales and marketing team in all areas to ensure same market communication  Build, manage and coordinate technical database  Build technical database in line with sales and marketing team  Collect and animate worldwide data with local team and consolidate petfood expertise  Analyze data and share conclusions with R&D and marketing team to nurture innovation and market trends.   Qualifications Engineering background, specializing in process engineering or food 5 years' experience in a similar position Ideally, a first experience in the field of Pet Food or extrusion Outstanding written & verbal communication skills interacting with internal teams and external partners Fluent English Our offer Permanent contract
DIANA Elven, France Full time
Nov 07, 2018
Coach and Train the Global Leadership Team (GLT) Safety Steering Committee on how to establish and foster a Diana Safety culture; Complete the Group safety policy with BU safety experts to change people mindset and embark people at all level in the organization; Define with BU safety experts the requirements in terms of safety and working conditions for the protection of people, assets, and environment. Control and ensure a complete deployment; Help assessing the risks and propose the necessary prevention, protection and improvement plans according to standards and good practices (organizational, technical and behavioral); Ensure the communication and training on hazards, risks, prevention and protection measures.   Main responsibilities Define, harmonize or complete the Group safety policy and strategy with BU safety experts to change people mindset and embark people at all level in the organization -Continuously improve our management system and OHS performance -Determine and review OHS goals on an annual basis to achieve our target of zero workplace injuries and illnesses -Inform, educate and motivate all Group employees about this policy and their OHS obligations -Review this policy on an annual basis to ensure its relevance and appropriateness -Develop a network of internal and external experts (suppliers, insurance companies, brokers...); -Define digital tools requirements to better manage safety   Define with BU safety experts the requirements in terms of safety and working conditions for the protection of people, assets, and environment -Provide operational support to the engineering team in terms of compliance of facilities or product with European and international environmental regulatory standards -Make recommendations to the various departments concerning the design of the site or the product, the choice of equipment or raw materials, the definition of the working methods -Track regulatory changes -Manage working group sessions   Help assessing the risks and propose the necessary prevention, protection and improvement plans according to standards and good practices (organizational, technical and behavioral) -Identify the hazards and assess the level of OHS risk, and apply the necessary measures to eliminate or control them as low as possible -Maintain appropriate OSH prevention programs for each of its plants and factories, in accordance with applicable legislation -Establish and implement standards, good practices, prevention and protection plans, controls, studies and other diagnoses, necessary for the control of these risks -Verify facilities and compliance by conducting site inspections   Ensure the communication and training on hazards, risks, prevention and protection measures -Manage internal communication: standards, guides, tools, methods, reporting ... -Identify the training needs of employees, define and validate content, and lead sessions -Design specific awareness-raising tools (training materials, guide to the use of equipment, signs, etc.) to improve the reliability of the procedures relating to safety and environmental protection   Align with Corporate Safety Managers at Symrise headquarters -Exchange on safety culture initiatives and best practices -Align on reporting of Safety KPI’s Qualifications Fluent in English (good level in spanish would be a +) International experience Willing to travel Good communication skills, capacity to motivate people Pragmatic and results-oriented Excellent knowledge of safety regulations to ensure compliance of the production site with the legislative framework in force Integrity and ability to analyze and synthesize in order to present objective, well-argued and seamless files to funding structures / organizations Good technical knowledge in the scientific field studied in order to interact effectively with the client's operational teams Project management skills and project planning to master the principles of evaluation, quantification and monitoring of a project Knowledge of standards (14,001 and 18,000) and risk analysis techniques (Amdec, APR, Hazop ...) Health & Environnement background as a plus Our offer Full time position, based in Rennes.
DIANA Rennes, France Full time
Nov 07, 2018
About us Diana Food, part of Symrise, is a leading supplier of ingredients to FMCG manufacturers worldwide. We have an immediate opportunity for a highly motivated scientist to work with us in R&D position located in Rennes, France. As part of a global team, you will conduct applied research & development in the area of natural Food Colours which will lead to new products & processes, meeting market & consumer needs. Tasks Your main responsibilities will include: Delivering agreed projects for customers around the world by working as part of project teams with other business functions such as Sales, Marketing, Operations & Regulatory; Networking internationally with other R&D teams in the Symrise Group and external partners to ensure the best R&D resources are used in our projects; Supporting ongoing business through continuous improvement activities and providing help and advice to Sales teams around the world; Providing drive and energy for technical programs that research and create innovative natural colour solutions. Qualifications The successful candidate will have: A solid scientific background with a degree in Biological, Chemical, Engineering or Physical Sciences; 2-5 years’ experience in the extraction and characterisation of actives from natural sources and/or experience and knowledge of emulsification and stabilisation systems; Previous experience of the extraction, use, and stabilisation of food colours/colouring foods is an advantage; General knowledge in developing solutions requiring complex formulations for relevant market segments such as beverage, dairy, confectionery, bakery, meat, sauces and dressings. Our offer Diana Food provides a fast-paced, supportive and empowering environment in which employees can realize their full potential and take ownership in their career path. We are passionate about how we achieve great outcomes for our internal and external customers. We promote a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement. With the right mix of the finest ingredients and talents, Diana Food will continue to provide the best food colour solutions.
DIANA Rennes, France Full time
Nov 07, 2018
Reporting to the EMEA General Manager, the Cluster Manager will provide vision, leadership and strategy to achieve the Diana business growth and share goals in the territory.  He/She will work closely with her/his General Manager, and will lead a team of Sales Managers as well as be responsible for few strategic accounts and Distributors.  The position will have responsibility for the entire Sales P&L cluster execution through Diana Account Managers organization, channel partners and agents (where applicable).   Main responsibilities Deliver monthly, quarterly and annual territory revenue & profitability Responsible for leading the customer relationship at all hierarchical levels Coordination of the resource application to the customer for the team (Technical service, R&D) Develop and implement territory-specific sales, channel plans to support the execution of the Diana strategy and accelerate the growth of the Diana business within the territory Work proactively with senior management to timely identify and resolve issues that may impact attainment of territory strategic objectives Lead Diana business reviews and forecasting processes with input from all territory functions to accurately forecast business and align resources within the territory Implement Diana pricing policy for the territory, based on revenue and margin goals and overall pricing guidelines while taking into account feedback from the local market Provide the annual budget commitment for sales aspects of Diana territorial P&L as part of strategic planning. Support development, alignment and execution of market-specific business plans to achieve territory targets Develop and execute appropriate go-to-market strategies through indirect channels and agents to expand market coverage and meet Diana territory goals Lead the recruitment, management and coaching of Diana sales managers/channels Develop & propose plans to replace simplify and/or add specific channels partners in the territory Facilitate the implementation of strategic account management and other sales processes, and drive adoption and use of supporting tools, systems and templates In link with key account directors, identify main areas of growth and build internal network within these key accounts Be in close link with Diana’s supply chain and customer’s planning department to anticipate peaks of demand or seasonality Follow up payments and overdues to ensure customers pay on time In close link with application, categories and R&D, coordinate New Product Development Build Link with flavor division to leverage customers contact and visibility Qualifications Master’s Degree in Food Science or closely related field 8 to 10 years experience in the ingredient industry Strong knowledge of the Food and Beverage Ingredient Market Strong international experience Results driven leader with a strong track record of revenue growth and market share expansion in ingredient related businesses Proven experience of successful sales P&L management in highly complex organizations Strong entrepreneurial skills with significant financial acumen, analytical skills and focus on execution Excellent communication and team building skills English mandatory, other languages would be a plus Our offer Full time job based in Western Europe or Middle East.
DIANA Western Europe or Middle East Full time
Aug 28, 2018
About us As the partner of choice for its clients in the Food, Pet Food, nutraceutical and aquaculture industries, DIANA has become a world leader in organoleptic solutions based on natural ingredients. DIANA works alongside its clients to increase the sensorial and nutritional performance of their products and to win new markets, thanks to its unique expertise in biosciences and major investments in innovation. Our Food business unit is seeking a Product & Process Engineer for 18 months. Our FOOD business unit provides high added value natural ingredients to its customers in the agro-food industry around the world. From a natural range of fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood products processed into concentrates, powders, flakes and pieces, DIANA, FOOD offers solutions with both sensorial (taste, color, texture and visual impact) and nutritional benefits (Health& Nutrition, food preservation).With a unique position in its markets, DIANA, FOOD bases its business on a deep biosciences expertise, reinforced by a multi-stream mastery from vegetables to meat and seafood raw materials, all to ensure food safety and traceability. Tasks This role will report to the Engineering Manager. You will be responsible for process optimization and coordination of new product scale up between R&D and Operations. You will develop new products in regards to data entry: optimization, profitability, competitiveness. You will maintain industrial products and equipment qualification on site. Also ensure follow-up and quality of manufactured products and ensure respect of DIANA FOOD standards and processes. Main responsibilities: Set up all the relevant indicators needed for process monitoring. Analyze indicators and compare with similar processes in France. Define and prioritize improvement projects (corrective actions to dysfunctions & optimization projects). Implement improvement actions. Analyze the results Ensures process analysis by defining relevant indicators: productivity, energy costs, material efficiency, material losses and breakdowns; Contribute, in liaison with the production manager and the team leaders, to the analysis of the causes and to the definition of the corrective action plans. Ensures the monitoring of corrective action plans and assesses the efficiency. Ensures optimization TRS working on improving boot times, washing times, making the clock -Analysis of process steps. Ensures the definition of improvement plans, and the monitoring action plans. Contributes to the definition of possible means to achieve the objectives for improvement. Operational Excellence Ensures the implementation of relevant indicators on each position to highlight the parameters to be followed. Using the examples of the French sites, provides the work of consolidated hourly indicators Automatic layout to follow as closely and in real time. Qualifications Master’s Degree in Food Science Engineering or equivalent. You must have a first experience in project management or development / technical support. Must be rigorous and know how to manage projects independently. You like to take up challenges and speak English fluently. French is a plus. Our offer VIE CONDITIONS: https://www.civiweb.com/EN/le-volontariat-international/VIE_CONDITIONS.aspx
DIANA Banks Crossing, Georgia, USA Full time
Aug 06, 2018
We have an opportunity for a highly motivated R&D professional to work in our Texture & Inclusions R&D Platform located in Rennes, France. You will work on NPD Projects, Customer briefs and Profitability Improvements as part of global cross-functional teams. Your technical expertise in product-process interactions and your learning agility will contribute to Diana Food’s programme to deliver differentiated, added-value fruit and vegetable pieces for customer-relevant applications globally. Diana Food is seeking a R&D Project Manager ( Fixed-term contract: 12 months). Main responsibilities: Leading and coordinating agreed R&D activities as part of approved projects, ensuring they are delivered within time, budget and quality. Keeping stakeholders informed of project progress, ensuring that risks are escalated and corrective actions identified. Developing and maintaining relevant technical expertise, specifically assessing the potential of new and existing process technologies for the delivery of relevant Fruit & Vegetable inclusion types. Functioning autonomously in an international environment, interfacing and creating networks across other Symrise BUs and Divisions. Prospecting through and collaborating with Universities, Technical centres, Equipment and Ingredient suppliers, analytical laboratories and other partner organisations. Providing technical support in collaboration with key Production Sites. Actively collaborating with the Diana Food community, contributing to the strategic development of Diana Food. Qualifications: University Degree in Food Engineering, Food Technology or Food Science Food industry backgroung with 3+ years of experiences Project Management skills Food process development skills, technical expertise in manufacturing environment Creative mindset English Fluent, French and German is a plus Flexibility to travel
DIANA Rennes, France Interim
Jul 02, 2018
About us As the partner of choice for its clients in the Food, Pet Food, nutraceutical and aquaculture industries, DIANA has become a world leader in organoleptic solutions based on natural ingredients. DIANA works alongside its clients to increase the sensorial and nutritional performance of their products and to win new markets, thanks to its unique expertise in biosciences and major investments in innovation. Our Food Business Unit in Rennes is seeking a Product Development Manager. From an extended range of carefully selected fruits, vegetables, meat and seafood products, Diana Food provides Health, Pleasure and Trust. As part of R&D project team, deliver agreed Projects and Customer Briefs on time. Providing drive and energy for technical programs that research and create innovative natural colour solutions. Manage the development of R&D expertise at Diana Food   Main responsibilities: Carry out regular Technology scanning within defined domains Delivering agreed projects for customers around the world by working as part of project teams with other business functions such as Sales, Marketing, Operations & Regulatory Follow project management system and run IP monitoring and identify patent opportunities.As part of the R&D Management team, support and contribute to the development of R&D operations in domains such as people development and creative idea generation Networking internationally with other R&D teams in the Symrise Group and external partners to ensure the best R&D resources are used in our projects Work closely with QA/QC, Process engineering, Operation, Supply, Financial team which are all involved from product development to price calculation going through production and definition of specifications. Qualifications: Master degree or equivalent in Food product formulation and process with strong experience in culinary and savoury, you have 3 to 5 years’ experience in food chemistry and/or food process, ideally gained in Taste Components / Food Ingredient development Proven technical expertise aligned with scientific approach in food processing and chemical expertise. Experienced in executing collaborative projects Appreciation of regulatory processes Experienced in running / leading product development projects. Development of taste components from vegetables and fruits Used to work in a multi-cultural team across different function, you speak fluent English
DIANA Rennes, France Full time
Jun 29, 2018
Responsibilities Our Food Business Unit is seeking a R&D Technician in Rennes, France for 12 months.  Within the international Symrise group, in coordination with their line manager and the leaders of allocated Projects, and as part of transversal project teams (R&D, Sales, Marketing, Industrial, etc…): Participates in the development of new processes and products by establishing and carrying out experimental protocols: planning, implementation, experimental tests synthesis, physico-chemical and sensory stability and analyses. Deliver reports and other documents necessary to build the R&D knowledge base (knowledge management) and in compliance with our Quality system. Participate in information sharing with other Group R&D teams, ensure the transfer of knowledge gained to team members and their line manager. Proactively propose solutions to problems and creative ideas in line with business needs Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Food Science / Food Technology or Food Biochemistry sciences with experience of food industry Junior or preferentially proven technical expertise and/or operational experience Must be able to travel internationally Strong knowledges of   implementation of experimental design , interpretation of results; extraction, concentration,  drying, purification techniques. English required ( read, spoken and written )
DIANA Rennes, France Full time
Jun 26, 2018
Main responsibilities NIR (near infra-red technology) is a research and quality control tool deployed by Diana Pet Food. We are recruiting an NIR project manager to develop this method across our subsidiaries. Reporting to the head of the instrumental measurement laboratory, our future employee will be responsible for the tasks below: Create and update the calibration/prediction models for the qualitative and quantitative criteria of the NIR tool deployed by Diana Pet Food Regularly send out these calibrations to remote machines and staff Deploy and provide technical support for the first level of current and future analytical resources (hard and soft) in accordance with the quality road map of Diana Pet Food Train remote teams in the use and understanding of NIR systems deployed Collect, prepare and format NIR data gathered, for use by corporate and local quality departments Required qualifications Five years in higher education with a qualification in chemometrics/statistics, as well as 3 to 5 years of experience in the food industry. Expertise in data handling and transfer tools Real knowledge and understanding of our processes will be essential to your work Ability to teach along with good people skills in order to train employees. Fluent English essential.   Permanent contract- managerial status-remuneration according to background. Job located in Elven, near Vannes in Brittany Occasional international travel.
DIANA Elven, France Full time
Jun 19, 2018
In line with Diana Food Global Communication guidelines, the Regional Communication Manager ensures external visibility of Diana Food brand in EMEA towards its different target audiences. He/She acts as a regional relay to constantly feedback Global communication strategy to regional context, challenges, trends. He/She ensures regional translation of global key messages as well as developing regional specific programs supporting business or organization challenges. Closely working with Regional category teams, he/she contributes to product offers development and leads related communication actions to deploy them. With the support of Global Communication Department, develop and implement a communication plan to increase notoriety of Diana Food brand in EMEA through developing influencer’s network, trade fair and seminar strategy, digital and social networks strategy, press relations. Support Regional Category and Technical Sales Support teams in product offers promotion programs through packaged concept offers, sales teams/distributors training, marketing campaigns, trade fairs. Manage regional sales tools development and update Regional budget management    Qualifications: Master’s degree in Communication and Marketing or equivalent 5 years’ experience in a comparable role, ideally in an international environment Excellent skills to organize trade fairs Extensive knowledges of PPT, Photoshop, InDesign, inbound marketing, digital and social networks Organized, autonomous, energetic, reactive and good communication skills Fluent in English and French
DIANA Rennes, France Full time