Research Lab/Pilot Plant Technician Food
Vilvoorde, Belgium
1 dag geleden

For our client, a European Research center in Vilvoorde, we are looking for a Pilot Plant Technician.

Job Description

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
  • Requirements

  • 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
  • PC literate
  • Work accurately and respect deadlines
  • Benefits

  • Temporary position until August 1st.
  • Fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents.
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