Application Specialist

Application Specialist, full-time


Development Centre Human Nutrition Solutions (HNS), Barentz B.V.

Range of application

Nutrition, Meat Substitutes, Savoury, Beverages


Over de werkgever

Barentz is a leading and growing global provider of ingredients for the pharmaceutical, personal care, human nutrition, and animal nutrition industries. As provider Barentz delivers value to the food industry: from sourcing the ingredient to the solution. The HNS development centre is an extension of the Barentz Human Nutrition sales division.



  • Build ingredient supplier knowledge & understand technological effect in product matrix
  • Delivery of project goals
  • Propose trial set-up for (new) ingredient testing and report findings
  • Develop new and improved formulations (blends)
  • Provide NPD support to Barentz business partners and sales organization
  • Management raw materials (storage, datasheets, QA info)
  • Recipe management & nutritional calculations
  • Identify trends and developments in the Food industry

Main tasks

  • Preparation of development samples in development center (sweet & savoury lab)
  • Organize tastings for team and/or customers
  • Develop and/or improve formulations
  • Test & evaluate application possibilities of new ingredients
  • Report test results/ projects in English (written & verbal)
  • Comply with quality standards and (mainly) European regulation
  • Interact with business partners, suppliers and customers
  • Identify innovative technologies and new applications in the food industry
  • Support sales trainings/ sales visits when needed


Food Technology/ Food Science degree preferable. Another science-degree with relevant food technology experience would be considered. Working experience in R&D (meat substitutes, savory, nutrition and or beverages) in food industry is preferred.

Wat wij bieden

€ 2.400,- tot € 3.500,- per maand
direct via Jobbird
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