Vacancy in Griffith Foods | Research & Development

Vacancy in Griffith Foods | Research & Development

Position : Research & Development Innovation Manager – IMBA R&D Administration

Company: Griffith Foods

Location: Bengaluru East, Karnataka, India

About Griffith Foods:
Griffith Foods is a global leader in food product manufacturing, providing a diverse range of taste and texture components for food industry customers worldwide. Our extensive product portfolio includes seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces, and food bases, utilized in various applications, from snack foods to processed meat, poultry, and ready meals. While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are integral to the offerings of many renowned companies. At Griffith Foods, we blend care and creativity to nourish the world, serving global and regional food companies with high-quality food ingredients for over a century.

Position Overview:
We are seeking a dynamic Research & Development Innovation Manager to join our team in Bengaluru, India. In this role, you will leverage your creative abilities and research expertise to enhance existing products in line with industry trends and create new products tailored to our target market’s needs.


  • Develop and implement product creations and applications based on customer opportunity briefs.
  • Manage cost optimization, raw material rationalization, and process optimization for both new and existing products.
  • Drive innovation efforts and collaborate with the marketing team for successful product launches.
  • Adapt global product recipes to meet local market demands at target price points.
  • Provide technical insights to the sales team, addressing processing know-how and customer inquiries.
  • Collaborate with customers to deliver processing technical solutions tailored to their infrastructure and capabilities.
  • Exhibit expertise in diverse industries, including Snack & Protein Processing, QSR (Quick Service Restaurants), and HORECA (Hotels, Restaurants, Catering).
  • Conduct comprehensive shelf-life studies and declare product shelf-life.
  • Demonstrate strong technical knowledge in handling both protein and non-protein-based frozen product solutions, such as marinades, flour-based coatings, sausage premixes, functional meat solutions, and cold cut meats.
  • Possess knowhow of Bakery & Pizza Ingredient solutions for the B2B and QSR markets.
  • Stay informed about market trends and developments in seasonings, marinades, flour-based coatings, breadcrumbs, and related categories.
  • Exhibit sound knowledge of manufacturing processes, machinery, equipment, and local regulations in the category.


  • M Tech/MSc in Food Technology
  • 10-12 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in understanding market trends and applications of protein and non-protein-based frozen products, seasonings, coatings, marinades, crumbs, and frozen snacks.
  • Sound knowledge of manufacturing processes, machinery, equipment, and FSSAI regulations in the category.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills across various functions.

Working at Griffith Foods:
At Griffith Foods, we are a close-knit family company that values personal growth, individual “Purpose,” and well-being. We prioritize doing the right thing, even when it’s challenging, and recognize that our success relies on our customers’ success. We embrace diversity and celebrate our cultural differences, understanding that together, we are a unique source of strength. Griffith Foods is an equal employment opportunity employer, promoting a workplace free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other protected status. We are committed to making reasonable accommodations for individuals with known disabilities. Join us and be part of a company that nourishes the world through innovation and inclusivity.

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