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Product Developer

As a 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.
  • Prepare and review technical documents necessary for each phase of product development and product registrations.
  • Responsible for executing plant trials and first commercial productions of innovation projects in Nijmegen plant.
  • Contributing and assisting in the qualification of new ingredients, processes and packaging components and troubleshooting in case of product and process deviations.
  • Effective communication in technical topics to various audiences to influence decisions.
  • Effective utilization of networking with internal and external parties.
  • Participating in technical or cross functional project teams.
  • Executing, participating, and evaluating sensorial and stability tests.
  • Responsible for laboratory work associated with product development.

Your profile is…

Up to 5 years 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
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Can work with people and in teams in different levels and function of the organization across different cultures
  • Able to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Attention to accuracy and detail with good analytical, organizational skills and follow through.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, take responsibility with good sense of self-motivation.
  • Knowledge of food science principles and product development principles
  • Knowledge of dairy unit operations

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.

Applying for a VOG may be part of the hiring process

More information?

Steven Van Haren

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