• Heerlen
  • 40 uur
  • HBO
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Specialist Controlled Release

  • 05 december 2018
  • Heerlen
  • 40 uur
  • HBO


  • 05 december 2018
  • vacaturenummer: 9061074

You will be directly involved in virtually all the stages of the development, from formulating and analysis of prototypes in the lab to the scale-up to a full commercial production process in collaboration with Engineering and Supply Chain. You will also support the agronomy team to provide them with newly developed prototypes and formulations.

You will be part of the team (5 people) in Heerlen which is part of the global R&D department, and report to the Senior Scientist Formulations.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, hands-on person to make new controlled release fertilizes formulations and test new technologies.

    Tasks and responsibilities:

    • Design and execute experiments for various projects in the field of controlled release fertilizers;
    • Analyse materials and prototypes on composition and release performance;
    • Support field trials, in-house or by third parties;
    • Collaborate with Engineering and Supply-Chain for the scale-up of different processes. Execute and assist in scale-up experiments to full production scale.



      Your profile:

      • MSc/BSc (HLO or HTS) degree in Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Material Sciences;
      • A first experience or affinity with coating technology or fertilizers would be a pre;
      • Precise, critical, independent, team-player, hands-on mentality.


      We offer:

      • A challenging position in a fast growing, innovative and international company with a good market position;
      • An attractive salary and good fringe benefits;
      • It concerns a permanent position.


      With high-quality controlled release fertilizers the customer plays a leading role in horticultural, lawn and specialty agricultural markets. In the challenging world of specialty fertilizers, a company striving to keep the lead like our customer needs rapid adaptation to market requests and continuous introduction of new products while keeping high quality and strict compliance with regulations.

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      Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Thomas Slegers via telefoonnummer 06-10962879

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