Process Development Engineer ( Temporary role from January 2020 - September 2020)


Lebbeke-Wieze, VOV, BE, 9280

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 11,000 passionate Employees working in more than 35 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

About the role

As member of the Corporate Process Development team, you are designing fundamentally new technologies for producing consumer goods, starting from cocoa and chocolate products.

These technologies result in significant improvements in the production of existing products or enable production of new products, covering specific needs for our customers. We are now looking for a replacement for 9 months, starting from January 2020 until September 2020.



Key responsibilities include

  • Take lead in (part of) research for validation and implementation of new technology introduction, working closely together with internal colleagues
  • You are responsible for designing a test plan, organize (lab) trials,  analyse results, make reports, and translate results into valuable recommendations for industrial implementation
  • You are responsible for the validation plan and continuation of capability matrix for the new technology. You contribute to regional/global roll-out of the capability matrix
  • You contribute to the implementation of finalized new technology on the shop floor. During implementation you remain  contact for advice and assistance
  • You cooperate closely with multiple internal departments: Operations, R&D, Engineering, as well as with external parties
  • On the basis of your product and process know-how you provide input in related engineering projects


About you

  • You have a Master degree Civil Engineering (option Chemical Engineering, Electromechanics, … ), Bioscience-engineering, Chemistry or Physics with a first professional experience (3-5 years) in chocolate production
  • Background in Process Management and/or Instrumentation is a plus
  • Good knowledge of standard software (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Google drive)
  • You work in international team on local and international projects
  • You are willing to travel on occasional basis

If you want to learn more about Barry Callebaut, please find further information here.

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