Specification & Food Labelling Technologist

Posted 02 December 2021
SalaryUp to €6100 per month
Job type Temporary

For our client, a company in FMCG, we are looking for a Specification & Food Labelling Technologist based in Wageningen.


  • 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 cooperation with product developers, regulatory, supply chain, project teams and ingredient experts.
  • Delivers specifications and labelling data for innovations and data projects and coordinates its delivery among other team members.
  • Manage timing of own and team tasks in cooperation with project leader, pro-actively communicates 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 standardization 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.
  • Drives digital & data culture in Unilever R&D being ambassador of IT tools and digital processes.


  • BSc or MSc degree in Food Technology, Food Law, Commodity Science, Biotechnology or similar relevant area.
  • European food law and labelling experience
  • Management of technical documentation for foods products.
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing).
  • Excellent computer literacy (Excel). Favorable knowledge about management of databases, Power BI.
  • Very good communication skills, ability to work in multifunctional and multicultural team.
  • Solution oriented mindset and good communication skills
  • Affinity with details, structured and consistent way of working,
  • Engagement and creativity
  • Effective networking
  • Proactive
  • Work as a team

What do we offer

  • Contract via Kelly Services of 6,5 months; extension possible
  • Salary of MAX 6100 EUR per month; depending on experience
  • Start date: 17 January 2022
  • An international environment where you can learn a lot in challenging projects

Ellen van Leeuwen
T: 06-519 58 864
When interested please react through the application process with your English resume.

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