Process Technologist

Permanent employee, Full-time · Dongen

Is it your dream as a process technologist to build a new greenfield plant? Then this is your opportunity to become part of our global revolution in food & feed. We are looking for a Process Technologist who will develop and improve our innovative production process. Are you ambitious and do you want to be part of our mission and growth? Join us and work for the future. 
What will your mission be?
As process technologist you will be working closely with our Operational and Commercial departments for our end products, translating the product requirements and lab scale processes into industrially validated processes. You support the operational team in understanding and optimizing the existing production process and reducing product cost price, lowering sustainability footprint and increasing the quality of  our existing product portfolio. You’ll work together with technologists from other fields of expertise on creating the way of working for the investigation, development and validation of novel technologies. 
What will be your responsibilities?
What will you do? 
Investigate novel technologies for processes, which: 
Enable New Product Development through process technology (pilot and industrial scale) 
Reduce our footprint on existing products 
Reduce cost on processing 
- Understanding product quality - processing interaction 
- Optimization existing technologies/production process 
- Developing a technology roadmap, together with our commercial team for roll-out of future products 

You are responsible for:
Gaining and sharing knowledge on the processes within our facilities 
- Providing the correct process boundaries and parameters in order to create the required product specs 
- Developing stable, validated processes for new and improved products 
What do we promise?
  • You will become part of our mission: 'Food in balance with nature!' 
  • A varied job where you can make the difference within a driven and inspiring team 
  • There is an employee participation plan ('piece of the Protix pie') 
  • A fast moving, entrepreneurial and sustainable work environment 
  • There is a lot of room to take responsibility and to develop yourself further 
  • After 5 years, you may go on sabbatical for 6 weeks. We pay 50% for your time out! 
  • You will receive a travel allowance of €0.24 per km, even if you come by bike. Public transport is also fully reimbursed 
Who are you?
  • Bachelor or master in food processing / food technology / chemical technology. 
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in processing of proteins, development of processes. 
  • Fluent English, both speaking and writing. Knowledge of the Dutch language is an advantage. 
  • You are able to shape and structure projects in a self-sufficient manner.  
  • You are able to align stakeholders both internally as externally. 
  • Self-starting, proactive and a drive for sustainability. 
  • You keep the bigger picture in mind and are goal driven. 
  • You are interested in working in a fast-moving work environment. 
About us
We are on the brink of a global insect revolution. Protix is a fast-growing company and is leading this 'ento revolution' as an industry leader. Since 2009, our life mission has been to bring the food system back into balance with nature. 
With high-tech solutions, artificial intelligence, genetic enhancement programs and robotics, we produce the ingredient of the future: insects. 
The black soldier fly is a key player in bringing our mission to life. Their larvae provide us with a unique source of protein that is processed into feed for pets, fish, piglets and chickens, among others. 
Our values reflect our culture. We are always looking for new talent who will go for the next step with us and recognize themselves in our values. Choosing Protix is a conscious choice, because it is important that our values also fit you. We care about our planet, are innovative & curious, open minded, diverse and always go for the best result. 
Do you want to work for the future and be part of our revolution? We would love to connect with you! Apply and connect with us on LinkedIn to stay on top of our mission. 
About us
We are looking for innovators! Operator, engineer, researcher, designer – if you want to work towards a better world, we are looking for you. We are at the eve of forming a global insect industry and Protix is leading the revolution. Through combining biology and technology, we create high-quality insect ingredients to bring the food system back in balance with nature. We are growing rapidly and are always looking for great new people. From mechanical engineers to process operators and research & development: you can find all our vacancies on this page.

Don’t see a vacancy but do recognize yourself in our profile? Send us your resume on we’d love to find a place for you. We are always looking for talented employees willing to work in one of our teams towards our mission.



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