Nutricia Research Centre for Specialized Nutrition, located in the Utrecht Science Park in the Netherlands is a state of the art Life Science innovation centre for the development of new product concepts for Specialized Nutrition. We create formulas that provide clinically substantiated health benefits to vulnerable consumers – infants, toddlers, elderly and patients.
For Specialized Nutrition R&I division we are looking for a Product Design & Development Technologist to join the Powder IMF Innovation team.
Your main responsibilities
The Product Design and Development Technologist supports the Product Design and Development managers with specific activities during innovation projects. This work can include sample management, lab testing and product documentation. They can take on some small developments themselves with specific support.
From this pivotal position within Nutricia’s Research Centre you will be responsible for:
Working within R&I to deliver specific tasks linked to innovation projects including both document preparation and sample analysis (lab-based)
Building relationships with key FST Lab and Utrecht site members to facilitate innovation projects delivery
Sample analysis (lab based) providing data in a consolidated format as requested.
Creating and uploading documents linked to innovation projects into the Danone document system
You are a team player who can easily connect with cross functional departments. You have strong communication skills to communicate with all levels of the organization and can easily build effective working relationships. For this role it is important to have a proactive attitude, work structured with a strong eye for detail.
In addition, you fit this role perfectly because you are/have:
A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (process, food, laboratory, etc.) and approx. 2 years of experience in R&I or PD;
Scientific Mindset (to understand SN);
Proactive in work and communication;
Understands Stakeholder Management;
Team Player/Collaborative Mindset;
Able to work individual as in team environments;
Critical thinking and problem solving.
Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.
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At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary salary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.
Hit the “apply now” button. You have until the closing date October 17th, 2021 to apply. After your application deadline first feedback will follow within 2 weeks. In case you are invited to the selection process you should expect to receive feedback 2 weeks after each step of the process
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Need more information? Please contact Valerija Usova, Talent Manager.
all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.