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Vacature Application technologist


Functieomschrijving Application technologist

The Location: Northern part of Europe
The Challenge : I have an opportunities for Application Technologists in Beverages (non alcahol) foodsegment.

Your main tasks will consist of:
. Execute projects according to prioritization
. Formulate new juice concept creations and or modify existing concepts meeting project requirements
. Serve as technical expert and advisor to all internal and external stakeholders concerning application and/or production issues, customers complaints, etc
. Full management and ownership over assigned project, providing suitable and fittable flavors in concepts
. Maintain safe and organized lab environment according to policy and customer requirements
. If necessary; Training and coaching (jr.) flavourists and/or lab assistents
. Pro-active approach on taste, texture and color styling, specific differentiation
. Develop and execute tactical plans to deliver on functional strategy
. Execute complex programs, provide technical leadership, determine opportunities and project succes criteria in collaboration with team members


For these application technologist opportunities you need at least:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Food Science & Technology or related educational area
  • Strong experiences in R&D application, food & flavour creation/design, laboratory and manufacturing areas in BtoB foodbusiness
  • workexperience as application technologist in the juice beverge segment
  • International experience in concept creation and across multiple flavour segments
  • Excellent sensory and organoleptic skills
  • Mastery level knowledge of raw materials, flavour ingredients, chemicals, FTNF components, emusifiers, stability issues, solvents and carrier systems and their regulatory requirements, flavour delivery systems and analytical techiques (like HPLC, GC, LC-MS/MS)
  • Interpersonal skills for internal and external technical issues on application and release systems
  • Ability to supervise and manage assistants routinely, you are the guide to their knowledge development
  • Driven by result
  • Creative
  • Business acumen
  • Strategic agility
  • Motivator
  • Innovator

Salary is conform market and depending on education, age and working experiences
Please mind: For this job you need to move to a foreign country in the northen part of Europe
It is possible that an assessment will be part of the procedure

Keywords- flavor - flavorist - application - modification - sweet - bakery - confectionary - dairy - beverages -


Xelvin Food is an employment agency in the Netherlands, specialized in the food markets. We are helping compagnies the food Quality en control. Also we recruit R&D technologist en managers for the Dairy-, beverage, sweet en Savourt industy. Our R&D clients are located in the North and central Europe area.

Within the the Northern part of Europe, our client is a well-established company in the flavor and intermediates industry. On site, the company develops and manufactures intermediates which are marketed worldwide in applications for Beverages, Dairy, Confectionary and Bakery

Feel free to contact me for more information!



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