Microbiology Specialist – FrieslandCampina – Leeuwarden


What we ask

Basic competences

  • Academic degree (M.Sc. / PhD) in food technology, food microbiology or similar educations;
  • Minimal 5 years’ experience in an industrial environment with applying microbiological knowledge.
  • Strong expertise in microbiological testing, hygiene, preservation and food microbiology in general.
  • Experience in troubleshooting on microbiological issues.
  • Knowledge of dairy processing technology to be able to make the link between contamination, product and process hygiene.
  • Knowledge in the field quality management and legislation with respect to processing of dairy products, factory hygiene, food safety and laboratory standards (IS0 17025).
  • Affinity with NEN/ISO/IDF standard setting.
  • Skills required

  • Strong communication and project management skills with stakeholders at different levels in the organization, acting as an ambassador for the team and the projects the team is working on. 
  • Good at analytical thinking and problem solving.
  • Change management skills to implement standards around new microbiological measurements.
  • Capability to perform microbiological training .
  • Excellent English communication skills. Dutch is a plus but not required.
  • Team player.
  • What we offer

  • Unique company culture of Dutch heritage and international presence
  • We offer great work life balance, and competitive salary & benefits package so you can enjoy it
  • Workweek of 38 hours, competitive pension scheme, holiday allowance of 8%, end year allowance 3%, bonus scheme, flexible working hours and the ability to work from home. 
  • Diverse training and mentoring programs to help you grow on your own professional journey
  • Exceptional support of cross disciplinary movement within the company to broaden your knowledge and growth paths
  • A friendly and informal working environment, yet professional team members as sparring partners
  • Autonomy and trust to create longer term impact that helps bring better nutrition to the world
  • FrieslandCampina has a ‘fietsplan’
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