Associate Process Technologist

Vacancy number: A2300047
The Kraft Heinz Company - Nijmegen (Nederland)

For our client, The Kraft Heinz Company, we are looking for an Associate Process Technologist.


  • Food Science
  • Process Technology
  • Process Development
  • Rheology
  • AutoCAD


We have an excellent opportunity available for a R&D Process technologist to make a difference in our R&D organization in Kraft Heinz. This position lies within the Growth Taste Elevation R&D team. You’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting to the R&D Growth Process Development Manager.
Get ready for working in International team, as proactive contributor, getting projects delivered and collaborating with internal and external partners. The job holder will work in a multifunctional team and will effectively collaborate across functions.

Main Responsibilities
  • Execute technically Supply Chain project Picasso through R&D governance;
  • Partner with R&D Growth and BU technologists to ensure most advanced processes and formulation principles are applied in the project;
  • Execute the development plan (e.g. kitchen, pilot plant, and internal/external factory trials) for products in scope for Picasso according to the objectives, costs and deadlines.

Who we're looking for

We are searching for a candidate with a Master’s degree in Food Science & Technology (or equivalent in related fields) and preferably 1-2 years of experience in food companies and process development. You have the ability to understand science & technology and translate in products solution; a data driven decision maker.
Other skills:
  • Rheological knowledge;
  • P&IDs knowledge, usage of AutoCAD;
  • Consumer focus, curious about trends and food innovations;
  • Team player, collaborative and emphatic;
  • Creative, energetic & pragmatic;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Fluent English.
Professional Attributes
You’re a team player, working towards the same common goal together with your teammates. You connect easily with people and feel motivated by international environment and experience different cultures. Your ability to simplify and pragmatism will be highly appreciated, as your capability to translate concept in delicious product using at the best your technical skills and know-how.
It is important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders. You’re curious, positive and enthusiastic. You are consumer focused and food passionate. You are a self-starter, driven by purpose and driving initiatives and actions. You are not afraid to challenge to get right results.

Company profile

For 150 years, Kraft Heinz has produced some of the world's most beloved products. Kraft Heinz is one of the largest global food and beverage company, with a portfolio that is a diverse mix of iconic and emerging brands. As the guardians of these brands and the creators of innovative products, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go.

Additional vacancy information

Contract:Temporary contract with CLS Services
Employment terms:Project for 6 months
Days of leave: 26 yearly
See here our other employment terms for this vacancy
Publication date:26-7-2023
Location:View location with Google Maps
Contactperson:René Kemps
+31 (0)88 22 77 555

CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency, specialised in the recruitment and secondment of people with a background in chemistry & life sciences.