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Medior Product Developer

As a Senior Product Developer you will lead and deliver product development projects from product concept, formulation design, lab prototype and pilot and plant trial to product launch to market.

Your main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivering Product Development Formulations.
  • Supporting and driving future innovations and bringing up new ideas in food science and processing technologies
  • Preparing and reviewing technical documents necessary for each phase of product development.
  • Responsible for executing plant trials and first commercial productions of innovation projects in the Nijmegen plant
  • Responsible for analytical work associated with product development
  • Contributing and assisting in the qualification of new ingredients, processes and packaging components and troubleshooting in case of product and process deviations
  • Participating simultaneously in multiple development projects of moderate to high complexity
  • Designing and proposing product specifications that contribute to the overall product development strategy
  • Building and maintaining networking relationships with external partners & internal resources as well as project responsibility and project participation in technical or cross functional teams
  • Supervising other Product Developers and supporting them in their daily job and project deliveries, handling multiple projects at once

Your profile is…

  • Minimum 3-5 years R&D experience of experience in food/pharmaceutical/dairy manufacturing industry in R&D, QA or production function with experience in product development, particularly in product formulations
  • BSc or MSc degree in Food Technology/Food Science, Food Engineer, Chemical engineering, or any other Food Science related Science degree
  • Knowledge of food science principles and product development principles
  • Knowledge of dairy unit operations
  • Experience in infant formula design is an advantage

You will love it, because…

You will get the opportunity to work with a diverse team in an agile environment and every day you will
be given opportunities to grow and gain new experiences with the challenges presented to you.
Next to that, we offer you an excellent salary and a yearly bonus, 25 days off  (based on 40-hour work week) and a good pension scheme.

More information?

Steven Van Haren

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