Product Technologist // R&D // Utrecht, NL
Utrecht, The Netherlands
6 dagen geleden

The company

Our client is a professional organisation, based in Utrecht Netherlands. This is an unique opportunity to work for a dynamic food multinational.

Role description

As a Product technologist, you will deliver sustainable solutions & implement them within a wide range of projects involving capacity, compliance, transfer, crisis management, efficiency & outsourcing projects, within the European supply point network.

This is a very dynamic and intense environment, where priorities can rapidly shift. You are expected to have good communication skills as the Secure Team is a key partner to product developers, factories, global operations, and the quality department, amongst others.

This position will mainly focus the implementation of business continuity solutions related to product compliance within our internal Supply point network as well as our Third-

Party Manufacturers. As a technologist, you are expected to engage with the project team, coordinate within Nutricia Research the technical implementation stream (pilot & lab trials, protocols, product specifications etc) and deliver sustainable solutions for the business.


Working in and managing projects for the European portfolio for Operational and Quality driven projects on Powder milk products :

oDrive and execute product implementation technical work-stream in multiple supply points and third-party manufacturers, from concept generation to launch

oCreate all product documentation for factory and market implementation and strive for excellence in execution with first time right mindset.

oIdentify and apply best product implementation practices with a business-oriented mindset focused on efficiency and long-term sustainability

oEnsure absolute safe products, benefits and substantiation in close cooperation with Quality & Food Safety and considering regulatory aspects.

As a Technologist in Product Development your specific role will be :

oActing as a link between R&D and factories in cross-functional teams for the implementation of business continuity projects with a focus on legal compliance.

oDevelop recipes and provide first time right documentation for product implementation in supply points

oIndustrial testing, implementation and technical support to factories, third party manufacturers and suppliers

oWork together with other colleagues in PD3, Operations, Quality & Food Safety, Procurement

oWork together with local factory Technologists, Project leaders, Change managers and line management.

oProactively drive for continuous improvement of ways of working both internal and external


oMSc. degree in Chemical engineering, Food technology or similar working / thinking level obtained via experience

o0-3 years of experience in a R&D related environment or factory technology job / environment or business related role in the food industry

oAffinity with dairy food and product compliance fundamentals and how to apply these in a practical way

oAble to communicate effectively within various functions and levels (operator to director) within R&D, Operations & QFS

oTeam player with an autonomous and independent working attitude

oEnthusiastic, pro-active, solution oriented, open-minded, fast learner and with a hands-on approach.

Other information

Are you interested and do want to apply for this role, please fill out your application via the apply button below and contact Ivo Huijskens.

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