global r&d malt specialist gitec (leuven, temp to perm)

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job details

posted
location
leuven, vlaams-brabant
job category
Overig
job type
vast
working hours
Full-time
reference number
RSBE507236
phone
016 58 95 22
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job description

The jobholder is accountable to support execution of highly complex projects or lead specific task linked to the development of new processes and technologies. Such projects are mainly related to innovative Product & Material development mainly related to raw materials. The job will be focused on the aspect of barley, barley malt and malt extract raw material development. - To scout and identify new ideas / opportunities for AB InBev in the fields of new product and materials development, aligned with company strategic pillars, working close together with Procurement, Innovation and other supply areas - To understand consumer insights and to integrate this in the frame of our Product & Material development initiatives, to ensure the right decisions are taken in the benefit of AB InBev. - Work in conjunction with Knowledge Centers linked to other Brewing Raw Materials (Hops, Cereals, Barley,...) to ensure that long term Strategies are in place and approved, ensure to functional global authority experts are developed and present at global with knowledge transfer It is required ownership on all task assigned, taking as personal.

qualification

Phd University technical degree or equivalent (Food Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Agronomy ). Additional technical brewing education & business oriented qualifications are an asset Brewmaster course (post-graduation level) is an advantage; - Expert knowledge with Malt - Good Brewing Knowledge - Passion and excitement for the field of malt - Fluency in English; knowledge of other languages is an advantage; - Good project management skills are mandatory - Operational experience in a brewery is an advantage - Lab experience in beverages and knowledge in 5S methodology is an advantage - Experience with R&D research - Demonstrated leadership and ability to impact and influence to move things forward, while balancing differing ideas / agendas. - Strong team player and target-oriented with respect for quality and timing.