IOI Loders Croklaan

Application & Technical Support Manager Dairy - Wormerveer

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Active since 15-12-2017 Job category Science, research & development
Location Wormerveer Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 32 - 40 Salary competitive salary based on exp...

‚ÄčThe IOI Loders Croklaan Europe Innovation department consists of a number of product and application development groups. The department is based in Wormerveer (Greater Amsterdam Region, Netherlands), and led by the Director of Innovation. To support our strategic growth initiatives we are looking for an A&TS Manager.
The A&TS Manager will report to the Director of Innovation.

Job description
•Initialize, support and realize application projects with (international) customers;
•Advise customers in case of new developments and improvement of existing products;
•To develop and maintain value propositions (product advantage in final application);
•To develop and use application methods to prove product advantage;
•Develop new applications in close cooperation with partners and customers;
•Collaborate and communicate effectively with customers, Sales, Marketing, R&D, QA and Operations department in the context of innovation & customer projects & support activities;
•Responsible for technological support & trouble shooting at customers, presentations and demonstrations, as well as workshops.

Candidate profile
•Experience: >3yrs in the dairy industry;
•Education: BSc / Academic level in dairy science / technology;
•Expertise in Product Development/Formulation/Sensory/Nutrition;
•Track record of successful delivery of R&D/customer projects, partnerships, innovation;
•Strongly analytical, conceptual thinker, diligent, communicative, open;
•Strong drive for results, able to work around obstacles;
•Pragmatic and hands-on;
•Out-going, entrepreneurial, creative and well-organized, project management experience;
•Excellent collaboration and communication skills;
•Proficient in spoken and written English, Dutch would be beneficial but is not a necessity;
•Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project);
•Willing to travel (up to about 50%).


For more information about this position, please contact our recruitment department (Debora de Vries +31 (0)75 629 2365) or send your question by e-mail to (for questions only, for applying pls use the link).

Company profile
Our work began in the 1800s with two distinct companies: the Dutch Crok & Laan and the British Loders & Nucoline, both successful in vegetable oils and fats. Unilever acquired Crok & Laan in 1970 and merged it with its own subsidiary Loders & Nicoline, and Loders Croklaan was established. The company was sold in 2002 to the Malaysian IOI Group, active in palm oil plantations, oleo chemicals, real estate development, and downstream manufacturing.

As from 2018 Bunge will acquire the majority of ownership of IOI Loders Croklaan opening up even more opportunities on a global scale. This new combination will make us the world’s largest vegetable oil company.

Today, IOI Loders Croklaan is a global multinational that focuses on providing solutions to our customers in the Food industry throughout the world. Our lipid solutions expertise is renowned for technological breakthroughs.

With state-of-the-art technology such as fractionation, interesterification, emulsification, IOI Loders Croklaan is well positioned to deliver unique functionality and value to the end product. We have a reputation for conducting groundbreaking scientific research and a track record of prestigious awards.
Our proven commitment to development and innovation allows us to achieve high production of quality products while maintaining sustainable practices.

We offer:

Working at IOI Loders Croklaan will give you an exciting job in an international and dynamic environment in which no day will be the same.

Currently we have approximately 475 people working at IOI Loders Croklaan. The culture that defines us is informal and open. We stimulate the development of our employees by offering training and education. Working independently and taking initiatives is highly appreciated.

We offer you an excellent remunerations package:
• Competitive start salary based on experience
• Pension fully paid by IOI Loders Croklaan
• 25 holiday days
• Variable Pay
• Excellent opportunities for training- and development
• Commuting allowance (monthly maximum compensation)
• Flexible working hours
• The head office in Wormerveer (20 km north of Amsterdam) can easily be reached by public transport or car. We have our own parking lot.

For more information about our organization, please visit our website
Would you like to apply? Please send us your CV and a motivation through the link and mention the vacancy source.

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Science, research & development
Industry / Industries Food
Region Noord-Holland
Keywords Innovation, Life Science, WUR, R&D, Research, Development, A&TS, Food, Dairy

Contact information

Name Debora de Vries