Your key responsibilities and challenges are :
As Project Leader you develop new margarines and fats for our industrial sales channel (B2B). These projects can be customer demands (re-
active), innovations (pro-active) or cost / quality upgrades.
The development process includes; You discuss and guard the project scope (define the desired product characteristics) and report on the project status regularly with all project stakeholders.
You translate the project goal into a technical product definition. You plan, follow up and interpret lab analysis. You plan and follow up pilot trials and industrial scale-
up trials in production. You organize bakery application trials (puff pastry, viennoiserie, cakes, cremes, ) with our technicians to evaluate product performance.
You initiate cost price quotations and draft technical data sheets. You collect and manage all necessary data and inform departments accordingly (production, quality, masterdata, ) in order to launch the new product.
As a product expert for Industrial margarines you become a reference contact for the Industry sales channel.
As an expert you give technical support in case of launching new innovations or complaints. If needed also on location at the customer.
You organize or assist in customer visits to Vandemoortele and visits to the customer. You are in close contact with the bakery technicians and have good knowledge and understanding of the applications on test bakery and industrial scale.
You build up specific technical knowledge through contacts with suppliers & customers, internal networking and literature, patents, seminars, institutes etc.
What’s in for you?
We offer you challenging work with a great purpose in an international company having a dynamic, driven and ambitious culture and a collegial atmosphere.
With headquarters based in Belgium, you will have a real impact on the business. You will get all chances to grow within a people oriented and value driven environment, where cooperation, respect and ambition are key.
You will receive an attractive salary and will enjoy all fitting extralegal advantages.