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1 - 3 Years
January 7, 2019
2 FORMULATION TECHNOLOGISTs – Savoury EU
2 FORMULATION TECHNOLOGISTs / Workstream Leader – Savoury EU
Location: Vlaardingen (from mid 2019 the role will move to Wageningen)
Unilever is one of the worlds leading suppliers of Food, Home Care, Personal Care and Refreshment products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2 billion consumers a day. It has 161,000 employees. Over half (58%) of the companys footprint is in developing and emerging markets. Unilever has more than 400 brands found in homes around the world, including Persil, Knorr, Dove, Domestos, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Walls, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry’s, Marmite, Magnum, Lynx and Axe.
Unilever R&D will build a new Global Foods Innovation Centre in Wageningen, the Netherlands. The Foods R&D organizations, currently based in Vlaardingen (The Netherlands), Heilbronn (Germany) and Poznan (Poland) will be co-located in the new centre.
In this way Unilever will create critical mass in expertise areas to ensure that the technologies ultimately bring benefit-led, breakthrough innovations to the markets. In addition, we aim to evolve our R&D sites into innovation ecosystems to leverage the knowledge and expertise of external partners.
The new centre is expected to be fully operational by Mid 2019.
MAIN JOB PURPOSE:
Lead formulation workstreams and develop product formulations across all Savoury technologies to meet consumer needs and business goals.
Lead formulation workstream in projects
Develop product formulations according to the business brief, processability and safety requirements
Provide formulation related technical input to project scoping
Implement and optimize standard technical processes in the kitchen
Carry out work for support of product claims (KBS, Demos), risk management, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory.
Perform product and ingredient physical-chemical analyses according to needs
In silico first approach (start with computer and later go to the kitchen) using available tools Minerva, JMP, predictive models
Continuously improve the role (WoWs, digital etc.)
Lab measurements when needed
Education: Technical/Bachelors degree in Food Technology / Processing, Biotechnology or related areas
Experience in workstream leading
Independent, pro-active mind-set
Good organization& communication skills
Love of food and experimenting
EXCITED ABOUT THE ROLE:
To apply, you must do so online. Please do not forget to upload your CV and a motivation letter. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch shortly after the closing date to provide you with an update on the status of your application.
Looking forward to meeting you!
Please note this is a Direct Search led by Unilever. Applications from agencies will not be accepted, nor will fees be paid for unsolicited CVs.