R&D Laborant Food

Onze klant is een internationaal gerenommeerd voedingsbedrijf. Het Europees onderzoekscentrum van dit bedrijf bevindt zich in Vilvoorde. Daar doet men hoofdzakelijk research ivm voeding, voedingsingrediënten en diervoeding.
Voor de afdeling Process Technology zijn zij op zoek naar een laborant.

Je wordt ingeschakeld in verschillende onderzoeksprojecten en doet specifieke labo-analyses in het kader van die projecten.  Af en toe wordt je ook ingeschakeld voor testen op de pilootinstallatie.

 Perform technical work on lab and pilot scale to; perform different physico-chemical procedures.
1.   support the product line, by evaluation of products and examination of technical solutions for product amendments.
2.   participate to innovation by evaluation of new technologies and development of  new products.
            3.   produce prototypes for applications studies and for customer evaluation.
4.   scale up production recipes from lab to plant scale and provide necessary support during plant trials.
Report and interpret data from trials as required.
Define process conditions and product specifications for new products or product amendments and provide access to this information in the appropriate databases.
Lead small projects i.a. for product countertyping and quality improvement.
Participate in multi-functional project teams.
Contribute to the idea pool.




Master in Food Chemistry/Chemistry/Biotechnology or Bachelor with equivalent experience
A first laboratory experience in organic or food chemistry (performing chemical reactions and analyses) is a plus
Verbal and written communication in English
Computer literate
Team player
Accuracy in laboratory work
Attention to detail and critical mind set
Ability to plan and prioritize the different tasks, with strong drive for business relevant results
Curious - passion to learn more than taught and drive to understand and interpret the results (sense for innovation)
Good collaboration with project team members - ability to work in diverse teams and pulling the right people together
Service oriented.


Goedele Wilssens
Senior Recruitment Consultant