Innovation Scientist
Lamb Weston Meijer
Kruiningen, Netherlands
1 dag geleden

Innovation Scientist

Would you like to work at a new department where you have the chance to have impact on the future of our company? Do you want to work at a fast growing and sustainable company?

Would you like to have a job in which you have a lot of freedom?

We are looking for an : Innovation Scientist

Innovation Scientist

The Innovation Scientist is responsible for contributing to the company strategy of sustainable and innovative growth. By bringing scientific knowledge and methods into our developments and projects, your work is leading to better founded technology development.

You will be working in Kruiningenand become part of the Strategic Innovation team. In this role you report to the Technology Development Leader.

This is a fulltime role.

  • Develop and improve product technology to improve the company’s innovativeness, technological differentiation and bring technological value to the company;
  • Take responsibility for development of new product technology projects, translating technology into prototypes and lead the development up until pilot or first stages of upscaling;
  • Focus on transformational technology and lower technology readiness levels;
  • Develop, signal, share relevant technological knowledge, focusing on scientific developments and principles that could or should be used within our company;
  • Responsible to secure intellectual property on new technology in congruence with company targets;
  • Work closely with internal clients and external partners to translate ideas into new technology or new products;
  • Act as scientific expert within our company and to suppliers and other partners. Work closely together with New Business Development and Marketing on identifying opportunities for innovation and improvement;
  • Assure timely project and stakeholder management. Coach and guide colleagues, specifically on science and scientific thinking.

    What do you bring to the table?

  • A Master degree or PhD in Food Science or comparable;
  • At least 3-7 years of experience in Food Technology;
  • Ability to write scientific literature as main author;
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Project Manager;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

    As an Innovation Scientist you are an outgoing personality and you are able to build a holistic view on product and processing technology and impact on our company.

    Furthermore you are a creative and autonomous personality, with a practical view. You understand what will bring value to our business and are a skilled communicator who can effectively collaborate with a wide variety of people at all levels of the company.

    What's in it for you?

    We offer you a challenging job in an dynamic and growing organization in the food industry. We challenge you to grow in the same way as our organization, whereas development is key.

    We flourish in an environment where we create shared value , where we count on each other , and where we energize in ambitious, hardworking and dedicated teams.

    For the hard working, you will be rewarded properly, we have a solid labor conditions package (a.o. non-contributory pension) with good salary.

    Serving the world with potato solutions. For us, customer value always comes first. And as one of the world’s leading companies in frozen potato products, appetizers and ingredient solutions we work tirelessly to offer world-

    class products and services. Product solutions and services are part of our lifeblood. We believe our inventiveness will help change the world in ways that won’t just satisfy our growing population, but nourish the environment and advance the industry too.

    When we look at a potato, we don’t just see a potato. We see possibilities!


    If you are interested in this position and joining a fast-growing, ambitious and sustainable company please click on the Send application’ button and apply! For more information about this position please contact Robbert Groenendijk by phone +31 6 1326 1300 or by e-

    mail : RobbertGroenendijk

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