WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients is located in the port of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its deep-sea access point allows for bulk vessels unloading and its multipurpose bulk tank-farm enables a highly efficient infrastructure for juice concentrate handling. With over 40 years of experience of working with fruit juice concentrates, the Amsterdam site is setup to efficiently deliver from fruit juice concentrate blends to flavor systems to its customers in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Far East in any packaging form to the food and beverage industry.
Product Development and Application Trainee
Amsterdam Wild Juice BV, The Netherlands
At Wild Juice BV we are looking for a Product Development and Application (PD&A) Trainee. As trainee you will be part of the team that handles product development projects and application support for our products to customers, mainly in Europe, Africa and Middle East.
You will work closely together with a senior developer on new products or on modifications on existing recipes which will be produced inside the factory of Amsterdam. In this way you will stimulate sales and relations with customers to bring them the best taste and experience in the Juice business. You will keep your knowledge up to date by: participation in trainings, contact with head office Heidelberg and visiting (food) fairs.
This position is a great opportunity for an individual with a ‘foodie’, commercial, creative approach and a degree in a food related discipline with relevant experience in industry for at least one year. You will be involved in product development process, working with other departments to ensure a good relationship with the customers.
To be successful within this role, you will be an enthusiastic individual with work experience in a food environment. More important, you must have an eager and passionate approach to food as well as being commercial and customer focused. You like to be autonomous, responsible and results focused. You must be able to communicate well with many departments, with both junior and senior members of the team. Ultimately, you must have the confidence and enthusiasm to pursue a career in food!
To be considered for this role you have:
- Be at least a food (or other related) Bachelor’s graduate
- Have relevant work experience in a food company
- Be willing to travel
- Have Excellent command of English language and willingness to learn Dutch
- Good command of French/German language
- Knowledge of the Juice regulatory guidelines
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