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Vacancy: Food Technologist

FUMI Ingredients is a young innovative startup in the field of alternative proteins. We develop high value food ingredients from natural micro-organisms and aim to replace animal-based ingredients such as egg-whites with our vegan alternatives. As part of our company’s commitment to further scale-up our next generation egg-whites as well as other ingredients, FUMI Ingredients is expanding its team. One of our key open positions is for a food scientist, who will be responsible for developing new products as well as testing ingredient functionalities.


Role and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing ingredient functionality studies.

  • Testing how ingredients are performing in various food matrices.

  • Developing new food products with our egg white replacer.

  • Collaborate with food application kitchens

  • Support customer trials

  • Other duties as assigned.

Key experience/background

Bsc. in Food Technology/Food Science or a closely related field, with an affinity for process engineering and plant-based proteins is preferred. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree with less than 2 years of experience are preferred. We are looking for a person with a practical can-do attitude, high level of initiative and communication, as well as a high standard for quality. Your personality can be described as result oriented, flexible and outgoing. You are a team player and fluent in English. Working conditions

  • A competitive salary

  • Initially a temporary full-time contract of 7 months, with an outlook on a permanent contract

  • 25 holidays on annual basis

  • Working for a dynamic startup developing next generation food ingredients

Start-date: 1st of August 2021. Interested? Please send your CV & Motivation letter in English before June 26th to:

Corjan.vandenberg@fumiingredients.com.

Principals only

Location: Bennekom


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