DIAGEO R&D Job Opening For Analytical Chemistry - Apply Online
"Unleash Your Creativity as a Manager - Research and Development (Blend Specialist) at DIAGEO India!"

DIAGEO R&D Job Opening For Analytical Chemistry – Apply Online

DIAGEO India is a leading alcohol company based in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. With a focus on research and development, DIAGEO India aims to deliver innovative and high-quality products to the market.

Position Name: Manager – Research and Development (Blend Specialist)


  • Bachelors/ Master degree in Alcohol Technology/Analytical Chemistry/Bio Chemistry/Food Technology. Additional certifications including Masters or PhD a plus. Engineering or Applied Science Degree or recognized technical equivalent


  • Minimum 5 to 10 years in Distillery/blending/Quality/Product Development.
  • Experienced in leading project teams; proven record of managing technical projects through to execution.

Purpose of the Role

This role delivers technical output that carries a financial impact that consistently delivers on the innovation business KPIs/needs. The individual is expected to manage multiple complex projects, initiatives and work streams with minimal guidance from manager and L4 technical mentors. Leveraging commercial and consumer insight, the individual will act as a source of technical and creative expertise on their cross functional project teams. The individual will recommend, design and influence the business to implement new product/technical solutions for application in market. The individual will be expected to consistently broaden their experience via project work in different

disciplines, research programs and/or beverage categories.

Areas of Responsibility

Functional Requirements

  • In depth knowledge of processes – Distillation, Maturation and raw material for the alcoholic beverages
  • Understand of wood and cask and the maturation chemistry of whisky and other spirits
  • Good sensory skill to understand the various sensory parameters and make decision on the quality of spirit independently.
  • Able to translate creative ideas into tangible business opportunities.
  • Visit producing units for audit, sampling, sensory assessment & advising mixing of the spirits to deliver the consistent quality.
  • Import Oak Wood Casks with receipt, usage, filling, maintenance, rejuvenation, transfers, and scrapping.
  • Manage Vats of maturation of Grape Spirit & Rum Spirits, maintenance, filling, rejuvenation, usage & scrapping.
  • Work on maturation & quality improvement of Special Spirits related projects and implementation at units
  • Work with external collaborators by generating required data, providing samples & joint process activities at unit.
  • Prepare and collaboratively work on technical training module with the process owners.
  • Co-ordinate with PNC, Sourcing, make and supply team seamlessly and build inventory as per the R&D requirements.
  • IT and technology understanding, Mathematical and analytical skills

Opportunities for Growth

  • Expand skill through experience in various categories/platforms/initiatives.
  • Broaden skill and network through cross-functional assignments and/or stretching business deliverables.
  • Bring new technology and technical solutions into the business and into market.
  • Grow strong capabilities in cross functional stakeholder management.
  • Develop as a master blender for the future.

Organizational Impact and Influence

  • Has proven track record in managing complex technical projects (internally or externally).
  • Can effectively manage self and prioritize objectives to achieve best business results.
  • Takes the lead within their area/functional expertise; shaping their own destiny in terms of project delivery.
  • Independently designs and executes experiments to accomplish research/project objectives within budget.
  • Applies knowledge of industry trends and internal/external developments to improve individual and group performance.
  • Strives to build alliances and relationships within and across functions.
  • Understands the appropriate legal and regulatory requirements of the region and seeks creative opportunities within regulations.
  • Demonstrates deep accountability for the creation of new technologies, methods and/or products.
  • Crafts technologies so a meaningful consumer application can be derived.

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