Packaging Specialist

Short description

The technology department on site Veghel is preparing for the future and aiming to continuously improve our manufacturing processes. Do you want to be responsible for improving the packaging processes that contribute to safety, quality, yield and/or sustainability improvement or cost decrease, at one of the largest plants of FrieslandCampina? Do you have experience in packaging technology and in leading projects? Do you get energy from coaching people, let people grow? Site Veghel is looking for a driven and proactive Senior Technology Specialist with an expertise on Packaging.

Packaging Specialist

Wat we vragen

What we ask

•        Relevant Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in (Mechanical) Technology, (Industrial) Engineering, Mechatronics or Robotics.
•        At least 6 years of experience in a similar position, preferably in the food or pharma industry.
•        Able to communicate on different levels and be able to motivate people (stakeholder management skills);
•        Able to lead projects (non-Capex) with multiple disciplines
•        Solid communication skills in both Dutch and English
•         Takes the lead in operational troubleshooting
•        Well-developed planning and organization skill
•        Fact based way of working, ability to use and combine data from various systems/sources 
•        Development of operational dashboards regarding packaging 
•        Anchoring knowledge and sharing / teaching operations about packaging technology
•        Driven to take proactive ownership by analyzing and offering solutions

Wat we bieden

What we offer

  • Your salary is based on the weighting of your job, your experience and your training.
  • FrieslandCampina does not however only compensate its employees with monetary rewards.
  • We also consider it 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.
  • That’s why we invest in relevant training courses in your particular discipline.
  • The mutual exchange of knowledge between colleagues is also evident on the work floor. It is, after all, the most effective way to learn.


You will be part of a professional team with around 20 technologists. As a senior process Technologist your duties and responsibilities amongst others will be:
•        Improving the packaging processes that contribute to safety, quality, yield and/or sustainability improvement or cost decrease.
•        Leading the implementation of new products and processes, coming up with new approaches and solutions for existing processes affecting the whole value chain.
•        Acquiring profound detailed knowledge of operational processes and their interrelation within plants.
•        Leading root cause analysis in case of complaints, quality or process deviations (trouble shooting).
•        Support and advice internal and external stakeholders when it comes to complex matters related to our packaging processes.
•        Embracing new ideas and share knowledge within FrieslandCampina to continuously improve processes.
•        Leading projects for process improvement across more disciplines including defining the scope of the project;
•        Coaching colleagues within the technology team;
•        Playing an active role in generating input for and implementing the Technology strategy of site Veghel.

Team Details

All 20,000 employees at FrieslandCampina share a single passion: getting more out of milk and aim to help people move forward in life. With our brands we reach millions of people in more than 100 countries. FrieslandCampina consists of a number of business groups and operating companies with offices all around the world.

Within the Business Group FrieslandCampina Ingredients we are passionate about adding goodness to the foods, beverages and business that nourish the world. When some see only powder in bags, we see more options, more ideas, more ways to impact lives for good. Every day, we enrich the lives of millions of people through the nutritional passion and expertise we bring to the workplace.

At our plant in Veghel we manufacture high-quality whey- and milk-based ingredients, to supply manufacturers of foods, infant foods and pharmaceuticals worldwide

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JOB-ID: 44378 | Packaging Specialist, Netherlands
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