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Lab Technician in Food Application

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    Julie Peeraer

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    Temp to Perm

  • Contact phone:

    +32 15 44 58 52

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For one of our clients in Vilvoorde, we are looking for a Lab Technician in Food Application.

Job Description

This position provides Lab and Pilot Plant Application support to Customer requests/projects and to Product Development projects within the Application Centre. It is focussed on the Beverages 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 beverages 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 the company rules on EHS (environment, health and safety) and food safety and clean work and work on continuous improvements


  • Bachelor degree in food science/technology or equivalent by experience
  • Interest & competencies to work with bigger process equipment (pilot scale)
  • Experience in Beverages 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


  • A competitive salary and extra benefits
  • Outstanding career development opportunities
  • Working for one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world

Existing right to work in Europe required ( please read job spec in full before applying ).