Arla Foods A.m.b.a

Senior Scientist – Electrodialysis – Arla Foods A.m.b.a

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Senior Scientist – Electrodialysis


Nr. Vium, Denmark

Do you want to use your specialist expertise to work with electrodialysis processes in relation to milk and whey processing? And are you ready to drive our overall strategy within electrodialysis?

Then, come join Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) in R&D Deploy Process Improvements Department where we are currently 8 scientists. AFI is an independent company within the Arla Foods Group and a global leader in natural whey ingredients for many different categories including bakery, beverages, dairy, infant and sport nutrition. One of the cornerstones in our business are our dedicated experts who develop solutions with our functional and nutritional whey proteins, milk minerals, lactose and permeate.

You will join a team where your colleagues have extensive experience in several areas of dairy technology such as membrane filtration, drying, heat treatment, crystallization and evaporation. The main tasks of the Process Improvement Department are: execution of supply chain projects, technical support to supply chain and joint ventures, scale-up, pilot plant trials and unit operations, competence center on separation processes and technical assistance to NPD projects.

Electrodialysis Senior Scientist – projects and tasks

  • Your first task will be to support the startup of a new ED process that is being installed as part of a major strategic project. You will be the expert doing the high-level troubleshooting & optimisation of the electrodialysis process and operator training.

Experienced Electrodialysis Senior Scientist

You are an engineer in Food Science, Chemistry, Dairy Science or you have acquired similar know-how. You have:

  • Several years of experience with operation of electrodialysis plants.
  • In-depth technical knowledge about the chemical/physical processes in Electrodialysis.
  • Hands on experience with trouble-shooting of electrodialysis processes.
  • Experience with mass and energy balances for electrodialysis processes.
  • Several years of experience from the dairy industry or similar (pharma industry or other).
  • Preferably you have experience in several of the below shown areas:
  • Membrane filtration experience of milk and whey (MF, UF, NF, RO and others).
  • Basic knowledge of milk proteins, fat, minerals and their characteristics.
  • Some experience with project management of technical projects.
  • Mass and energy balances for membrane processes (mathematical modelling).
  • Process Simulation of membrane processes.

On the personal side, you are characterized as an independent profile with power and authority to work in a dynamic organization. It takes a great deal of can-do attitude and the ability to engage in co-operation with a long range of stakeholders in and outside Arla Foods. You speak and write English at a high level.

Application and contact

Please apply via this link. As this job is in Denmark, we ask you to apply in English. Applications will be processed when they are received and interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis. Therefore, please send your application as soon as possible. For additional information about the position, please call Senior R&D Manager Anders Dalberg on +45 7217 7921.

Equal opportunity

Arla Foods is a company with equal opportunities for everyone regardless of age, race, gender or any other criteria that is not a professional qualification for an open position. Purely for reasons of readability we have chosen to create all our job postings in male format. We explicitly look forward to all applications regardless if the candidate is male, female, diverse and will also exclude any other criteria from our screening process that is not professional qualification.

Agency disclaimer
Arla Foods A.m.b.A has chosen carefully selected external vendors (“Headhunter”) to work on specific roles and we hold long-term working relationship with them. Arla Foods A.m.b.A is not seeking any new partners until further notice. Therefore, we are asking you to refrain from any contact requests by phone, e-mail or in any other way towards any Arla Foods representatives. Please note that all candidate resumes that are send to us without a written and signed search assignment will be deemed made available free of costs.

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Arla Buko®, Arla Kærgården® and Castello® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. There are over 2,000 German and 19,000 global employees at the heart of our business. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world. To find out what part you can play, visit

Information regarding this vacancy:

Working location: Vium, Denmark
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration: Permanent
Required education:University
Posted by: Arla Foods A.m.b.a


Working location:

Vium, Denmark


Arla Foods A.m.b.a

Arla Foods A.m.b.a

Arla Foods A.m.b.a

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