Product Development Chemist

A challenging position for a Product Development Chemist (1.0 FTE) with a lot of freedom!

Our R&D team consists of 12 colleagues and a number of interns. Together we are continuously working on the development of innovative concepts and products for livestock farming. We collaborate with knowledge institutes, companies and customers to develop new products. Quality is of paramount importance within our HyCare philosophy, and as a Product Development Chemist you contribute to this. 

The Schippers Group has R&D laboratories in which nutritional products (complementary animal feed, drinking water additives) and hygiene products (cleaning and disinfecting agents, hygiene powders) are developed and tested. These products find their way into professional livestock farming worldwide.

About us

The Schippers Group is a family owned company founded in 1966. It is one of the largest suppliers for intensive livestock farming globally with 14 offices, activities in 40+ countries and more than 500 employees. Today, The Schippers Group encompasses multiple brands all united in their mission to eliminate AMR. The Schippers Group will increasingly focus on international expansion of its brands and customers. By expanding activities on large-scale livestock companies globally, we can significantly decrease the use of antibiotics in livestock farming and provide effective, tailor-made hygiene solutions for livestock farmers that yield healthier animals and higher profits.

Share:

Product Development Chemist

Martijn Michiels

HR Business Partner

What will you do as a Product Development Chemist?

Together with your R&D colleagues, you are responsible for the development of innovative products. You will formulate these new products ‘from scratch’ and turn them into a working end product. If you really feel at home in the laboratory and if are you a driving force behind projects aimed at product development, then this challenging opportunity with a lot of freedom could be of interest for you.

As a Product Development Chemist you will also collaborate with suppliers, knowledge institutes and our own production facilities. In addition, you interact with R&D colleagues to test new products in practice, for example at one of our three experimental farms. Your communication skills allow smooth connection with stakeholders, both internally and externally, to make your projects a success!

In this role, you work together with colleagues on the development of innovative solutions for livestock farming, in order to improve the health of animals, people and the environment. For example, we contribute significantly to reduce the use of antibiotics in farm animals.

  • You have a BSc or MSc degree in chemistry, for example biochemistry or chemical technology.
  • You have experience with organic chemistry.
  • Preferably 3-5 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Interest in or affinity with nutrition, hygiene and livestock farming.
  • You are proactive and solution-oriented.
  • You have good communication skills in speech and writing.
  • A challenging opportunity with a lot of freedom and room for own initiatives.
  • A competitive salary and associated employment conditions.
  • Professional working atmosphere in an international company where you can make the difference.
  • Room for growth and development.
  • Security & continuity within an organization with a proven past and a promising future.
  • Working in our brand new head office in Hapert (right next to the A67, 15 minutes from Eindhoven). Here you will find squash courts, a company restaurant, an experience center and a café.

De sollicitatieprocedure

Share:

Product Development Chemist

Martijn Michiels

HR Business Partner

More vacancies

¡Un gran reto en un sector que está en pleno apogeo!
Not sure if there's something that suits you? Just send us an open application, we will check the possibilities for you!
Types de fichiers acceptés : jpeg, png, gif, pdf, doc, docx, Taille max. des fichiers : 50 MB.