Senior Food Technologist - Snacks North Europe

Senior Food Technologist - Snacks North Europe

2200 Herentals, Belgium Req #1850 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 We blend care and creativity to nourish the world.

Griffith Foods is global product development partner, we specialize in high-quality food ingredients. We serve global food companies and regional food companies worldwide.

As a family business, we’ve valued people above all else for 100 years. Griffith is renowned for true, collaborative innovation.

Our people care. We’re committed to helping our customers create better products - and a better, more sustainable world.

Learn more about Griffith Foods on www.griffithfoods.com

The purpose of the role :

Griffith Foods is looking for an enthusiastic food technologist that will contribute to the growth of its snack product range by creating culinary solutions that meet our customer’ needs.

She / he is a creative and hands-on foodie who likes to explore new opportunities that bring our Snack portfolio to the next level and is a team player who likes to contribute to innovative developments, marketing presentations, workshops and tastings at Herentals and customer’ location.

Responsibilities :

  • Create winning innovative seasoning & coating systems for snack substrates - e.g. chips, tortilla’s, (coated) nuts, rice cakes, extruded snacks, crackers, popchips, ) in line with Griffith Foods Strategy
  • Use up to date knowledge of Food Science and Technology and apply it to assigned projects
  • Act as the technical contact for our savory snack customers in Northern & Eastern Europe and support line trials
  • Develop concepts for presentations, organize and execute workshops and train the customer showing our products in applications & marketable formats, in cooperation with sales and marketing
  • Look actively for innovative raw materials and systems to optimize internal and external processes
  • Proactively and visibly supports the Health and Safety standards, rules and regulations of the organization

Your Profile :

  • Master or Bachelor in Food related education or equivalent by proven experience
  • Language skills : fluent in English . Dutch is preferred, other languages are a plus
  • Computer skills : MS Office
  • Experience in development and application of seasonings is a plus
  • A strong team player AND able to work accurate and independently on product development projects
  • Self-confident in presenting product concepts to customers
  • Passion for success with strong focus on getting things done well
  • Contributing to sensorial evaluations of the whole range of Griffith Food ingredients & products
  • Creative, hands-on and well-organized
  • Flexible in willing to travel to Northern & Eastern Europe to support our customers with the application of our products in their factories and in possession of a driver license

Our Offer :

  • An open-end contract with Griffith Foods.
  • A varied job in an international family business in full expansion.
  • An open, welcoming culture with a strong focus on teamwork and mutual respect
  • You work in a day shift with flexible hours, your office will be based in Herentals with a possibility to work from home
  • An organization where your feedback is important to us
  • A competitive salary with an extensive package of fringe benefits (meal vouchers, group insurance, DKV insurance, bike lease, etc.)

Working at Griffith Foods

We are a caring family company where everyone has the opportunity to grow, follow their own personal Purpose and find fulfillment in their work.

We support each other, demonstrate mutual respect and nourish people’s well-being.

We believe in doing the right thing, especially when it is hard to do and recognize that our success depends on our customers’ success consequently, we work together, leveraging our skills, knowledge and ideas to create exceptional products and solutions.

We value diversity at our company and celebrate our cultural and personal differences, knowing that together, we create a unique source of strength.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability you may contact us at recruiting griffithfoods.com

Depuis le 4/9/2022

Fermé le 28/9/2022

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