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Technology Specialist / QA Specialist

  • Organisation: Vitablend
  • Industry: Food industry
  • Location:
  • Occupational category: Product Development / Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: € - €
  • Start date: 01 January 2023
  • Date posted: 12 December 2022

Vitablend, part of Barentz Group (, the supplies specialist ingredients to food, feed, cosmetic and pharmaceutical manufacturers. In the Netherlands, Vitablend is active with a state-of-the-art production site, unique competencies and facilities for research and development. In collaboration with suppliers and customers, Vitablend works on innovative ideas and solutions in nutrition that are finding their way around the world. For more information, visit:

Demand from our customers for documentation demonstrating the integrity of our products are increasing in terms of volume and complexity. The quality, consistency and timely provision of such documentation is a critical part of customer maintenance and new business development.

We are looking for a new team member within the New Product Development (NPD) Group who will look after specification maintenance, generation and maintenance of product dossiers and completion of customer documentation requests (CR) which cover a diverse range of subjects such as diet suitability, contaminant profiles, regulatory compliance, origin, safe use and nutritional profile. The role requires close collaboration with other departments including Sales, QC, QA, Supply Chain and Production under the supervision of our Senior Technologist.

Core Activities

  • Compile information to complete customer questionnaires and documentation requests (CR) with consistency calling on NPD/QA/QC knowledge within timeframes according to commercial priority.
  • File raw information and CR response by customer and product so that it is readily accessible by Vitablend employees.
  • Generate and maintain standard communication documents.
  • Generate and maintain detailed product dossiers detailing all aspects of product specification, compliance, suitability etc.
  • Support members of NPD team with external product registration activities as appropriate.
  • Support NPD team with finished product and raw material approval processes.
  • Maintain safety datasheet database.
  • Report activity monthly.
  • Working with NPD colleagues, create and maintain central specification files.

Experience and Qualities

  • HBO diploma, preferably in Food Technology, Nutrition, Chemistry or similar.
  • Preferably several years of experience in QA, in a regulatory or technical role within food/feed/pharma/cosmetic or similar industry.
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English, both written and oral.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Respect for promises made to colleagues.
  • Numerical agility.
  • Collaborating, planning and organizing, analytical, result-oriented, ambitious and you have a natural drive to get the best out of yourself.

Terms of employment
Vitablend offers you a challenging position within an informal, dynamic, open and innovative organization, where quality, service, professionalism and reliability are of paramount importance. At Vitablend you get the space to develop yourself further and to develop yourself. In addition, Vitablend offers you a nice job with international contacts, a competitive salary and good working conditions.

Can’t wait to get started with us? Then complete the application form or send your motivation and curriculum vitae to asap. We will contact you within three working days.

Do you have questions about the vacancy? Please contact Jeroen Verra, Senior Technologist on tel. no. + 31 (0) 561 691 888, or Belinda van Drie, Human Resource Manager on tel. no. +31 (0)6 43 15 57 29.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.


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