Nowadays food industry is big business, as consumer demands are changing, and companies want to stay ahead of the game. It goes without saying that companies, well established and newcomers alike, are faced with enormous challenges regarding challenges regarding ingredient processing, product manufacturing and food safety, to name just a few. This is where NIZO comes in. Dairy Technology is one of our core expertise areas and is has never been more important. That is why, for the expansion and strengthening of our team, we have an opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic

Dairy Technology Expert

Your responsibilities: 

  • Initiate, supervise and participate in research projects for the industry in the area of dairy science and technology and in the area of dairy mimics;
  • Translate customer needs into scientific and technological approaches that will deliver practical and rewarding solutions;
  • Responsible for the scientific quality in commercial projects and for strategic science development relevant for the industry.

Your profile: 

  • A practical and pro-active professional who can translate science into practice;
  • PhD or MSc in Dairy Science or related sciences;
  • Several years of R&D experience in dairy or related industry;
  • Driven by understanding, creative and conceptual thinker;
  • Project management skills;
  • A flexible and enthusiastic team player;
  • Excellent communication skills.

Our offer: 

  • An attractive and diverse position in an inspiring and challenging international R&D and business setting, working with renowned customers as well as start-ups and an interesting variety in projects, with a high level of independency;
  • Opportunity to work in creative, multidisciplinary teams of leading scientists and technologists in a dynamic, environment with great facilities;
  • Become part of a well-established and internationally recognized organization with ample opportunities for personal and professional development and growth, in which we create value by sharing our knowledge and by being open to feedback;
  • Attractive compensation package: competitive salary, 25 holidays plus 13 “ADV” (work time reduction) days, travel reimbursement and pension plan.

More info & how to apply

Contact René Floris, Division Manager Food for more information (phone: +316 22738871). Please don’t send your application to René. Instead, you are invited to upload your CV and motivation letter to our application portal.

Intermediaries, please note that we have deliberately chosen to fill this vacancy ourselves. Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated. Unsolicited CVs will be dealt with as if it were a direct application, without any obligation to third parties.