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Analytical Chemist | Food Science

Do you have experience with chemical analyzes in the food industry and do you also have experience with troubleshooting and routine is not your thing? Do you want to work as a specialist in a broad lab and not afraid to think outside the box? This is your chance!


This is a challenging vacancy for an analyst with work experience with instrumental techniques (HPLC, LC-MS, GC, ICP-MS, etc). This role focuses on method development, troubleshooting and making new methods robust. You train and supervise other employees/users and in this way you contribute to the further professionalization of this laboratory. Our client is an international company and this laboratory is one of the reference laboratories for a large part of the world. The methods and techniques developed here are used all over the world and this laboratory also provides troubleshooting on samples from various locations.

Job description

  • Method development with GC, LC, Mass Spectrometry and other instrumental techniques
  • Troubleshooting on existing analyzes and problems reported from QC
  • Writing prescriptions & Interpreting data
  • Training/supervising laboratory technicians/analysts in the use of equipment and new methods


  • Completed HLO or MSc degree in the chemical direction
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a chemical laboratory
  • Experience with method development and troubleshooting
  • You communicate clearly and directly, you can motivate in a structured way why optimization steps are necessary/done
  • You are proactive, eager to learn and get energy from the challenge in the job
  • You speak fluent English

Working conditions

  • Employment: Temporary for a period of 1 year with the possibility of extension
  • Salary indication: From approximately €2600 to €4000 gross per month
  • Working hours: full time
  • Location: Bergen op Zoom region
  • Vacancy Number: 19886

Important note; Residence permit is required. Please do not apply if you do not have a residence permit to live and work in the Netherlands. Your application will not be processed