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Herakles Pharma

Research Assistant in Medical Nutrition

Functiegroep: Research & Development / Lab
Locatie:Utrecht
Procedure: Detachering
Vacature ID:#862
Publicatiedatum:13-09-2019

Research Assistant in Medical Nutrition

De organisatie

Our client is a global R&D organisation with its global mission to deliver health through food to as many people as possible. Their research and innovation areas have evolved, but they still begin with insights into nutrients and their role in optimal health, and build on that knowledge to tailor solutions for nutritional needs throughout the lifespan of their target populations.

De functie

Responsibilities for the function as a Research Assistant:

  • Be part of the shelf life team;
  • Prepare, perform and report physical chemical product analyses;
  • Support new product development and product improvement projects;
  • Discuss and advice product development during the startup of a new shelf life study;
  • Interpret analysis results and based on this give recommendations to Product and Process Developers;
  • Evaluate and improve analysis methods;
  • Interact with colleagues in Product and Process Development, external laboratories and suppliers;
  • Securing the status and condition of equipment within the scope of the Food Science and technology;
  • Laboratory according to ISO 9001 standards;
  • Coordinate dedicated shelf life studies;
  • Support Product Development during tasting sessions;
  • Report to the team leader Shelf life.

Het profiel

Requirements for the function as a Research Assistant:

  • Preferably have a HBO in Chemistry, Food Science, laboratory analysis or similar by experience;
  • Relevant work experience with physical chemical analyses in food business;
  • Affinity with chemical analyses and dairy technology;
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic organization, with various functional disciplines;
  • Excellent communication skills, with fluency in English;
  • Personal skills: strong organisational skills, pro-active, client-oriented, eye for quality, analytic and creative mind, open, enthusiastic and team player;
  • Relevant work experience with physical chemical analyses in food business;
  • Affinity with physical chemical analyses and dairy technology;
  • Someone who likes to work in a laboratory environment but also likes to work behind a desk for longer periods of time.

Inlichtingen bij

More information about the Research Assistant? Please contact Iris van Maarschalkerweerd at iris@heraklespharma.nl or 06-2241 07 04.