Technology Specialist

Are you passionate about process technology and do you want to play a key role in further optimization of our separation processes? The global supply chain technology team is looking for an experienced technologist who can bring our factories to the next level.

Technology Specialist

What we ask

  • An academic degree in (Food) Process technology, Chemical Engineering or a related field
  • Relevant experience in a food/chemical/engineering company (5+ years)
  • General knowledge of process technology and understanding of a production process
  • In-depth knowledge about separation technologies e.g. membranes and chromatography
  • Experienced in process licensing in capex projects, structured problem solving and process optimization (6-sigma green or black belt is a pre)
  • Good project and stakeholder management skills and experience in working in dynamic and multi-culture project environments.
  • Proven collaboration with internal and external partners for technological advancements.
  • The following key competences: analytical, fact-based, independent, solution oriented, well organized, critical

What we offer

  • Global recognition as technology specialist in purification and membrane separation area
  • Challenging international environment with growth and career opportunities
  • Impactful role where you can make a difference
  • A diverse and supportive team; mutual exchange of knowledge between colleagues on the work floor
  • Your salary is based on the weighting of your job, your experience and your training.

Vacancy description

In this role, you are expected to be able to realize the following in your area of expertise:

  • Ability to identify opportunities for improving efficiency, reducing costs, and enhancing product quality
  • Process licensing of Capex projects >500k€ within your area of expertise
  • Translate and scale up innovations to the production environment
  • Lead Root-Cause-Analysis of complex problems within the factory
  • Translate knowledge to technology standards and actively check for validation in our factories
  • Closely work together with other departments such as R&D, production, quality assurance, and marketing to ensure that technology initiatives are properly integrated into the overall business strategy.
  • Ensure that all your works complies with relevant regulations and standards, such as those related to food safety, quality, and labelling.
  • Provision of training and support to employees on your expertise field, systems and tools to ensure that they are effectively integrated into the business.
Staying true to who you really are, that is your starting point at FrieslandCampina. Because it is precisely by embracing our differences that we can grow together. We want to create a working environment that allows all employees to bring their best and authentic selves. If who we are suits you, but you're not sure if you're the best fit for the role, we still encourage you to apply so we can help you find the role that fits you best.

In this position, you will be working in the global supply chain technology team consisting of 6 expertise teams and in total ~50 technologists. They are all experts in different areas of dairy handling and processing. Also, you will be working very multidisciplinary (e.g. R&D, Operations, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Experts).

For thousands of people every day, we are more than just a dairy company. To our farmers, our employees, the communities we serve, the businesses we work with and the people to whom we bring happiness, FrieslandCampina means something more. For them it's not just about what we do, but who we are.

We value talented people from any background who want to contribute to something bigger than themselves. We encourage all our employees to make decisions that benefit our entire company. At FrieslandCampina we own our own career and act accordingly. We trust you to make a difference in your job and influence the bigger picture. Working at FrieslandCampina means you are contributing to a better world.

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JOB-ID: 53853 | Technology Specialist, Netherlands
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