Laboratory Assistant

Vacancy number: A2300040
The Kraft Heinz Company - Nijmegen (Nederland)

For our client, The Kraft Heinz Company, we are looking for a Laboratory Assistant.


  • MLO microbiology/analytical chemistry
  • GLP
  • Safety
  • Food


As Laboratory Assistant you will assist Category Development teams by providing support in carrying out analyses in the Microbiological & Analytical Laboratories and support Good laboratories Practices. You will operate, clean and carry of any autonomous maintenance on Laboratories equipment, as instructed by the Lab manager & R&D Microbiologist and scheduled as agreed with the Microbiological & Analytical Plans of the Projects. You will conduct the required Microbiological & Analytical tests to support the reporting of the NPD projects in collaboration with the categories customers.
The following activities will be part of the job:
  • Enter all data into the LIMS & Micro stability reports database;
  • Perform the required testing of finished and raw products and prototypes;
  • Ensure the organisation of the Microbiological tests and their data collection;
  • Ensure that all the required documentation is completed in a timely fashion and that it is accurate and legible;
  • Complete test results to standard and take action in out-of-specification situations and discuss the results with R&D Microbiologist;
  • Follow and enforce Good Laboratory Practises (GLP's) and Quality Standards;
  • Maintain adequate stock of lab supplies;
  • Maintain work area in a clean, neat, orderly manner;
  • Inform Management when out-of-specification situations occur;
  • Other duties as requested by the Lead Laboratory manager.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for someone with a relevant MLO degree (microbiology or analytical chemistry) with a high sense of accuracy. As Kraft Heinz is an international company, a good understanding of written and spoken English and good interpersonal skills are essential for this role. You have experience with working in a food microbiology laboratory environment, preferably working under quality guidelines like GLP. Some experience in documentation would be nice. Do you enjoy working in a team and do you have a high sense of quality and safety? Then we are looking for you!
Candidates with an M.Sc. are overqualified and will not be considered for this role.

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:Salary: 2300-3000
Days of leave: 26
See here our other employment terms for this vacancy.
Publication date:10-7-2023
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.