Research & Development Chef

Jonetz By Don Don Donki

  • Create and design new recipes with consideration of ideas and market demand for new products and improve current food products. Creation of new recipes and refine taste profiles through experimentation.
  • Make improvement in recipes and preparation methods to meet mass production and regulatory needs. He/She helps to design marketing strategies based on his/her approach and ideas in creating new products.
  • Assist in data gathering for new product specifications and confirm product formulations / other information for constructing product profiles.
  • Develop ideas from food preparation processes for marketing purposes.
  • Develop product improvements based on sensory testing and consumer data.
  • Establish product specifications and documentations.
  • Make recommendations in the design of new manufacturing processes or to change current equipments or processes.
  • Modify new product recipes and ingredient selection while taking note of nutrition, shelf life and regulations.
  • Plan, manage and run panel sessions and sensory tests on food products.
  • Refine recipe formulation for mass production purposes.
  • Review ingredients to meet customer needs and requirements.
  • Review methods to improve quality of new food products and compliance with food regulations during mass production.
  • Suggest alternative ingredients and food preparation processes to meet mass production and compliance needs.
  • Suggest changes to new food production processes.
  • Support sales team by preparing samples for local and overseas customers.
  • Troubleshoot production processes to resolve production, quality and regulatory compliance issues


  • At least 5 years of experience of work in food Research and Development environment / industries.
  • Skilled in culinary arts and experienced in Food and Beverage (F&B) sector.
  • Works in a Kitchen / laboratory and has good knowledge in food science and familiar with nutrition and mass production needs.
  • Creative in developing and presenting products.
  • Able to work independently and exercise flexibility in a challenging and fast paced environment
  • Has sound understanding of cultural and culinary trends
  • Must be able to speak, read & write English and Malay. Knowledge in Japanese language will be an added advantage for local applicants.
  • Japanese nationality who is residing in Malaysia is encouraged to apply.

  Employment Type:  Permanent (Full Time)