IOI Loders Croklaan

A&TS Manager Confectionery - Wormerveer

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Active since 12-01-2018 Job category Science, research & development
Location Wormerveer Level Professional
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type -
Hours 0 - 40 Salary -
The IOI Loders Croklaan Europe Innovation department consists of a number functional groups including Application & Technical Support. This function is aimed at supporting the customer and our Sales team in the successful application of our components and the pursuit and conversion of new opportunities. The department is based in Wormerveer (Netherlands), and led by the Director of Innovation.

Purpose of the job


  • Initialize, support and realize application projects with (international) customers, for both existing as slightly adjusted components;
  • Advise customers in case of new developments and improvement of existing products;
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with Sales, Marketing, R&D, QA and Operations department in the context of innovation & customer projects & support activities;
  • Provide technological support & trouble shooting to customers (at-line support),
  • Provide presentations and demonstrations, training seminars & workshops.

Candidate profile


  • Experience: 5-10yrs in chocolate confectionery R&D;
  • Education: Academic level in Food technology or equivalent; PhD preferred;
  • Expertise in Confectionery Product Development, experience with oils & fats preferred;
  • Track-record of successful delivery of R&D projects, partnerships, innovation;
  • Strong customer-orientation, communicative, open
  • Strongly analytical, conceptual thinker, experienced in design of experiments & statistical analysis;
  • Strong drive for results, able to work around obstacles, entrepreneurial;pragmatic and hands-on;
  • Out-going, creative and well-organized, diligent, project management experience;
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills;
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project);
  • Willing to travel frequently, up to 50%.
More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Science, research & development
Industry / Industries Food
Region Netherlands
Keywords R&D, innovation, application, technical support, confectionery, chocolate, product development, development, oils, fats, food, food technology

Contact information

Name Rob Mak