Specification and Foods Labelling Technologist
CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency, specialised in the recruitment and career coaching of people with a background in chemistry & life sciences. For our client, Unilever Research & Development, we are searching for a Specification and Foods Labelling Technologist.
- Food technology
- European Food law
- IT skills
As Specification and Food Labelling Technologist, your responsibilities are:
- Create and maintain high quality product and labelling specifications in desired IT systems for products developed by Unilever R&D formulators or third party. Make the specification compliant with European Food Law. Verify it against regulatory rules, quality standards and model specs in co-operation with product developers, regulatory, supply chain, project teams and ingredient experts;
- Deliver specifications and labelling data for innovations and data projects and co-ordinate its delivery among other team members. Manage timing of own and team tasks in co-operation with project leader, proactively communicate status and issues with project teams. Assure product and labelling specifications on-time pass approval step in Unilever digital tools;
- Manage a portfolio of product and labelling specifications of high standard, assuring full consistency with European Foods Law and quality requirements of Unilever IT systems. Drive standardisation and simplification of product and labelling data together with Digital & Data and Formulation teams. Seek for uplifting of data quality in line with changes in food law, growing market demands and Unilever strategies;
- Drive digital & data culture in Unilever R&D being ambassador of IT tools and digital processes.
Who we're looking for
The ideal candidate has a B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Food Technology, Food Law, or Biotechnology with experience in European food law and labelling. You have experience with management of technical documentation for foods products and you have excellent IT and communication skills. Are you the pro-active team player we are looking for?
The mission of Unilever is to add vitality to life. They meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene, and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life.
With 400 brands spanning 14 categories of home, personal care and foods products, no other company touches so many people’s lives in so many different ways.
Their brand portfolio has made them leaders in every field in which they work. It ranges from much-loved world favourites including Lipton, Knorr, Dove and Omo, to trusted local brands such as Blue Band and Suave.
They are constantly enhancing their brands to deliver more intense, rewarding product experiences. They invest €1 billion every year in cutting edge research and development, and have five laboratories around the world that explore new thinking and techniques to help develop their products.
Today Unilever employs 223 000 people in 100 countries world-wide, and supports the jobs of many thousands of distributors, contractors and suppliers.
Unilever R&D built a new Global Foods Innovation Centre in Wageningen, the Netherlands.
In this way Unilever creates critical mass in expertise areas to ensure that the technologies ultimately bring benefit-led, breakthrough innovations to the markets. Unilever aims to evolve their R&D sites into innovation ecosystems to leverage the knowledge and expertise of external partners.
Additional vacancy information
Contract: Temporary contract with CLS Services
Terms: Project for at least 6 months, extension possible.
Salary: 3200 - 4800
Days of leave: 25 + 13
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Contactperson: Jan Paul Favier
Phone: +31 (0)88 22 77 555