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Development Specialist Adult Nutrition
Do you want to work for a world-class global leader in dairy and plant-based value added, healty and functional ingredients and solutions? Do you want to help your customers to win in the market through cooperation and in-depth expertise? At FrieslandCampina Innovation Ingredients we are looking for a Development specialist for the Adult Nutrition (AN) Development team.
De functie / The role
Hoe ziet jouw rol eruit? - What will your job look like?
In this position your tasks and responsibilities, amongst others, will be:
Lead and / or participate in New Product Development projects for the Medical Nutrition market
Responsible for preparation, execution, analysing and reporting of lab and pilot scale experiments in collaboration with other R&D colleagues
Responsible for preparation, execution, analysing and reporting of production trials in collaboration with supply chain and factory members
Responsible for supporting clearance dossiers for the implementation of the new/improved ingredient, in collaboration with (QA members of) the project team
Proactively seeking and testing new product opportunities and other technological innovations in area of medical nutrition
Use and build a stakeholder network, both internal (product, nutritional, and process technology experts) within FC R&D and if needed external (e.g. suppliers and customers)
Keep knowledge on ingredients and applications relevant for the medical nutrition market
As development specialist you are part of the Ingredients Adult Nutrition development team based in Wageningen, The Netherlands, consisting of about 30 R&D colleagues. Within this larger team you work in a development team dedicated for Medical Nutrition, who work on dairy ingredients and medical applications. Next to your direct team members you will closely work together with various colleagues from other disciplines across FrieslandCampina such as Marketing, Supply Chain, Research, Quality Assurance and Technology.
FrieslandCampina Adult Nutrition is a segment within the Ingredients division (B2B) of FrieslandCampina. FrieslandCampina Ingredients (FCI) is a world-class, global leader in dairy and plant-based value-added, healthy and functional ingredients and solutions. In close cooperation with customers and through the exchange of in-depth expertise, FCI helps customers to win in the market especially in the areas where nutrition matters most, such as for infants, elderly people, for delivering performance, active and medical nutrition. FCI is a global business with sales offices, dedicated ingredient research and production facilities around the world in the Netherlands, Germany, United States, Indonesia, China, Singapore, Japan, Brazil, Egypt, New Zealand and India. The segment Adult Nutrition covers sub-segments like performance nutrition, active nutrition and medical nutrition. As a development specialist you will participate in new product development and optimization projects in multidisciplinary teams creating and implementing new, innovative or improved ingredients for adult nutrition customers and more specifically for medical nutrition
Het profiel / Your profile
To be a successful in this position, you are/have:
Master degree (MSc) in Food/Dairy Technology, Chemistry or Process Technology
Relevant work experience with NPD (>2 yrs), preferably in a (B2B) commercial organization
Relevant experience with participation in technical new product development projects with different disciplines
Capacity to work as project manager of small innovation projects
Entrepreneurial and open attitude, flexible, analytical, quality focus, customer focused and work well both independently and within a team
Able to communicate well with internal and external stakeholders
Able to cooperate and actively seek connection with colleagues on longer distance
Effective communication and presentation skills in English
Het aanbod / The offer
Your salary is based on the weighting of your job, your experience and your training. FrieslandCampina offers not only a competitive salary but also training and education on the job because it"s important for our people to continue to grow. After all, your development is not only good for your career; our products also benefit from it. The mutual exchange of knowledge between colleagues is also evident on the work floor. It is, after all, the most effective way to learn.
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