Process Engineer R&D (Food)

English and Dutch, Dutch, English and Swedish, German and English, Polish and English, English

As process manager, you will deliver practical process solutions & implement them within a wide range of projects involving productivity, capacity, compliance, transfer, efficiency & outsourcing projects, within the European supply point network. You are expected to engage with the project teams, clarify areas of process expertise contribution (spray drying, dry blending, heat treatment, fermentation, etc.) & coordinate internally within Nutricia Research to deliver critical process solutions (pilot trials, protocols, etc.) that will contribute to the excellence in startup. You are expected to bring support to other team members on technical topics, tackle process needs for other business critical projects, as they arise, and co-create a team atmosphere with a continuous drive for growth, excellence, and effectiveness, as the Process Application Team is a key partner to product developers, factories, global operations, and the quality department, amongst others.

Working in and managing projects for the European portfolio for Process Technology on Powder products:
o Identify and develop the best process technology to produce safe products in an economical way for Specialized Nutrition.
o Ensure absolute safe products, benefits and substantiation in close cooperation with Quality & Food Safety and considering regulatory aspects
o Support the implementation of new products to various European supply pointsAt this organization, you will be offered a competitive primary salary based on education and knowledge (between €4500-€5500 gross a month).You will be working on an external contract via our organization and the contract will be, at first, for 1 year.

What will happen when you apply? Within four working days we will let you know whether you are qualify for the position. If you do we will schedule an interview (digital or live). In this interview, we will inform you about the vacancy, the company and the procedure. If we both agree this is a fitting opportunity we will introduce you to our client and continue to guide you through the whole application process. The Independent Recruiters Group has a large team of specialized recruitment consultants. Every recruiter has a strong focus regarding his/her own field of expertise. This makes them the ideal sparring partner for both you, as the candidate, and the client.


The ideal candidate is a team player who can connect and support their colleagues.You have affinity for Food Technology and a broad experience within process engineering in the food industry.

In addition, you have:

* B.Sc/M.Sc in Food Science/Technology, Chemistry or other equavalent study;
* Minimum 3 years of related experience;
* You are accurate and skilled in project management;
* Fluent in English (Dutch is a pré)

About the company:

This organisation wants to provide health through food, therefore to make a difference in the world. The organisation can be seen as a world leader in the food/pharma industry and is focused on Research and Development regarding the medical nutricion. In addition, the State-of-the-Art research centre is located in Utrecht.