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Product Technologist (Yacht Life Sciences)

Multinational food company

9066940 | UTRECHT | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Yacht Life Sciences has a vacancy for a Product Technologist.

As a Product Technologist, you will be responsible for the development of medical nutrition products.

You will manage all development activities ensuring that (re)formulated products will meet the project brief, can be implemented on production scale and adhere to all the relevant legislative, nutritional and safety requirements.

You will contribute to the management and improvement of the existing medical project portfolio in line with the division strategy and deliverables. You will be a strong product development technologist with a proven track record in delivering new innovations and/or product life cycle management.


  • Master degree in food technology, food science or other relevant study
  • Must have >4 years relevant work experience in product development and project management 
  • Able to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Independent worker
  • Pro-active, strong coordination skills, quality minded 
  • Fluency in English


Secondment placement for 1 year with longer-term possibilities.
We will offer a competitive benefits package in line with the seniority of the position. You will become a member of a strong professional network who shares your education, ambitions and competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues and become a member of the YACHT network, which stretches the Life Science industry. You will be challenged by your peers and will be able to follow courses and training via our Yacht Academy and keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date: boosting your career through personal and scientific growth.


Our client is a multinational food company dedicated to bringing health through food to as many people as possible. R&D is an important basis of the work they do in nutrition and health. They collaborate with partners, for example in academia, suppliers and healthcare, aim to identify new nutritional intervention opportunities and develop innovative product forms. Their largest innovation center is located in Utrecht Science Park, the Netherlands. It is a state-of-the-art center for the development of new nutritional product concepts for Early Life Nutrition and Advanced Medical Nutrition. They create products that provide clinically proven health benefits to vulnerable consumers – infants, toddlers, expecting mothers, the elderly and patients.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Thomas Rijpma via telefoonnummer 06-82503655

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