For our client, a European Research center in Vilvoorde, we are looking for a Pilot Plant Technician.
Pilot Plant Technician in Food Application with focus on Dairy (Interim)
This position provides Pilot Plant and Lab Application support to Customer requests / projects and to Product Development projects within the Application Centre in Vilvoorde.
It is focussed on the Dairy Category.
You will perform application work in lab / pilot plants on development projects, and on customer requests
You will mainly focus on pilot work for the dairy categories. You maybe help out in other categories like Convenience, Confectionary, Bakery, Dairy, Beverages etc.
You are accountable for setting up the individual experiments and execution to support projects / requests.
You will prepare equipment, including sanitation procedure
You will provide accurate data measured during trials and analyses
You will prepare prototypes for shipment to customers, including document preparation and labelling
You will prepare prototypes for exhibitions, seminars and trainings
You are also responsible for cleaning of application equipment / benches
You will comply with internal rules on EHS (environment, health and safety) and food safety and clean work and work on continuous improvements
You will be responsible for reporting on the practical work done and data storage
You may create Standard operation and cleaning procedures
Bachelor degree in food science / technology or equivalent by experience
Interest & competencies to work with bigger process equipment (pilot scale)
Experience in Dairy processes and applications
Enjoys working in a team
Knowledge and Experience in Analytical methods (chemical and physical methods)
Experience in working with formulation and recipes
Knowledge on finished food products
Knowledge on Lab / Pilot Safety and Food safety
Fluent in English
Work accurately and respect deadlines
Temporary position until August 1st.
Fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents.