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R&D Product and Process Development Lab Technician

  • Location:

    Vilvoorde, Belgium

  • Contact:

    Sebastien Barxhon

  • Job type:


  • Contact phone:

    0032 15445882

  • Industry:

    Food and Beverages

  • Contact email:

For our client, a European Research center in Vilvoorde, we are looking for an R&D Product and Process Development Lab Technician.

Job Description

Full time position as lab technician in R&D Food Industry.


  • Practical organization and execution of lab and pilot tests, analytical measurements and reporting.
  • Organise tests 50%
  • Assist in the planning and design lab and pilot trials and execute in close collaboration with the PPD Scientist
  • Support the development of new test set-ups and evaluation methods
  • Order supplies needed to maintain inventories in the laboratory or for pilot trials
  • Measurements organization, results analysis and reporting 30%
  • Organize the analytical measurements
  • Record and analyze the results and establish trial reports including conclusions, interpretations and recommendations.
  • Ensure administrative tasks (15%)
  • Update manuals and protocols
  • Keep the projects updated on the shared drive
  • Assist the PPD Scientist with other tasks such as requesting raw material and product approvals in the Food Safety system, correct labelling of product,…
  • Assistance in support and follow up internship students (5%)


  • Bachelor in Food Science, Biochemistry
  • Experience in a lab environment, ideally in a food company, is a plus
  • Mandatory fluent in English, Dutch or French are considered a plus
  • Flexible person: on average one day a month shift work for pilot activities (morning or evening shift)


  • Contract for 1.5 year
  • Fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents.