R&D Technologist Value Engineering and Security of Supply

Food Technology, Product development


CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency specialised in chemistry & life sciences.
For our client The Kraft Heinz Company we are searching for a R&D Technologist Value Engineering and Security of Supply.

  • MSc. Food Technology
  • 2-3 years experience
  • Product development
  • Pro-active
  • Communication

We have an exciting opportunity for a R&D technologist at one of clients in Nijmegen. This position lies within the Continental Europe R&D team, and is reporting to the Sr. Product Technologist responsible to deliver the value engineering and secure pipeline.
Get ready for working in an international team, as proactive contributor, getting projects delivered and collaborating with internal and external partners. You will work in a multi-functional team and will effectively collaborate across functions.
  • Execute technically VE & Supply Chain projects through R&D governance and according to best practices;
  • Execute projects from consumer concepting and prototyping until industrialization and product launch;
  • Execute category technology program, consolidating technical expertise and delivering future proof technical enablers;
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners, co-creations, and projects, in line with strategy needs and building strong network;
  • Connect with R&D BUs for projects synergies and knowledge/ methodology sharing.


For this position, we are looking for candidates with a MSc. in Food Science &Technology and at least two years of experience in food companies and product development. You have the capability to understand science & technology and translate this in product solutions.
Professional Attributes:
  • Team player: Achieving results is nice, but achieving results with the team is the best. Being a standout colleague means you’re sometimes a leader, sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates.
  • Ability to Simplify: We like to keep it simple and to implement fast. Your simplification skills will be highly appreciated, when providing simple solutions dealing with sophisticated challenges.
  • Communication Skills: People are easily be exposed to senior management, no matter their level. Therefore, it’s important to have excellent interpersonal skills, to take care of all kinds of different collaborators.
  • Curiosity, positivity & passion: You’re curious, positive and enthusiastic. People know you as the driver of the team.

Are you the experienced technologist we are looking for?


Contract for at least one year.
Salary: >3000
Days of leave: 26
See here our other employment terms for this vacancy

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.


Interested? Send us a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form. (See URL) (Vacancy number A2300009)
Location Nijmegen
R&D Technologist Value Engineering and Security of Supply

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