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R&D Lab Assistant Patisserie Mixes

For our business unit Patisserie Mixes we are searching for a R&D Lab Assistant. In this role you will support the development of patisserie mixes through the organization of lab trials and product analysis, as well as the recording of test results. And support the research manager through the execution of tasks related to product development, item creation, country support and innovation projects.



Key Accountabilities:


  • You plan, design and execute lab and pilot trials in the product category, in agreement with and with the supervision of the research manager
  • You organize the analytical, texture and sensory measurements on the products of the product category
  • You record and analyze the results and establish trial reports including conclusions interpretations and recommendations
  • You introduce and follow up on formulations in SAP/PLM, calculation and creation of internal premixes for production, organization of item requests
  • You define quality tests and specifications for new products
  • You support the R&D Manager in tasks related to regional support and (local) innovation projects



Who are we looking for?

  • Academic degree: Bachelor in Food and/or Dietary Science, Bachelor in (Bio) Chemistry
  • Relevant experience in a lab environment, by preference in a food company is a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word…), optional is SAP
  • You are precise, accurate, punctual, reliable and a good planner
  • You are a critical thinking and problem solving person with a drive for quality
  • You are a good communicator, team player and collaborative
  • Languages: English (written and spoken), Dutch and/or French are a plus




Why would you join Puratos?

You will join a stable family business that has become an international market leader. You will be welcomed in a dynamic work environment where passion for innovation, team spirit and continuous improvement are part of our main priorities. You can expect to have a fascinating and varied job in an atmosphere with open communication, where personal development is strongly encouraged through coaching and training.

Puratos offers a competitive salary package with attractive benefits such as:

  • Meal vouchers (8€/day)
  • Free group, dental and hospitalization insurance
  • 13th and 14th month pay

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Are you looking for the right recipe for your career?

The secrets behind Puratos’ global success and consistent growth are taste and quality. We would like to welcome you within our enthusiastic, committed and passionate team of more than 9000 employees. We are an international player and, what is more, a Belgian family business. Our people make the difference every single day. How? By developing, producing and distributing a unique and high-quality range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers, since 1919.

A century later, our products and services are available in more than 100 countries around the world. Our passion for innovation, closeness to our customers, and their customers, as well as our core values form the basis of our passion to improve.
This is what makes working at Puratos so magical!

Shall we meet soon?