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Application and Technical Support Manager Nutrition

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Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Zaandam, NH, NL, 1506 MA Neuss, DE, 41460

Company: Bunge


Oils and lipids are a vital part in improving and maintaining healthy infant and adult diets. While science is constantly growing our understanding of the role of lipids in nutrition and health, at the same time informed consumers are increasingly looking for healthier and tastier choices. Bunge Loders Croklaan is committed to bringing consumer demands and science together to improve diets across all stages of life. In order to help our partners and customers, we provide our application and development expertise and capabilities.


In the role of Application and Technical Support Manager Nutrition you’ll be at the heart of this innovation and indirectly give people in all walks of life access to better nutrition!

As Application and Technical Support Manager for the Nutritional market, you work very closely with our Nutrition Sales Team, our Innovation colleagues, and customer’s R&D Innovation and Quality departments. Through daily contacts with the technical departments of our customers and as a partner of sales and account managers, you understand and spot the interests and needs of our customers and translate / negotiate this into understandable and realistic specifications and solutions. You create innovations to meet these requirements with our Research and Development specialists, as well as Product Management, Quality and Production: This role is truly cross-functional.


About 50% of your time you will be in contact with a broad range of Key Accounts and smaller or new customers, producing Nutrition Solutions in EMEA. In ‘normal’ times you will be traveling regularly to visit customers for project and portfolio updates or to assist at line trials. The other part of your time you are driving your projects with the internal organization and develop solutions with the lab teams, you organize customer workshops and trainings and represent Bunge Loders Croklaan at exhibitions and fairs. Besides that you build and maintain presence and visibility in in local technical communities and network by participating in expert groups, advisory boards to technical institutions. You support building product USP’s in applications through external clinical studies. Especially with the specific focus on nutrition you will be much in contact with researchers, universities and regulatory bodies.  

What do we expect from you?


As the description might have given away, for this role you will need to be a Nutritionist, Food Engineer or Technologist from the food industry and have over 5 years of experience in working with multinational Nutrition (Ingredients) food companies. Your mindset and experience is commercial, result oriented and most of all you are service minded, pro-active and responsive, understanding the landscape where fast responses are required in order to seize opportunities and boost customer satisfaction. To achieve this you’ll be a great team player and have developed sound project management skills. Fluency in English is required, other European languages like German and French are beneficial.


What we offer

A key role in an organization with colleagues around the region, who are dedicated to improving food and nutrition choices, one day at a time. Together, we bring food ingredients from where they are produced to where they are needed. We do this in an informal culture where an entrepreneurial mindset is valued. Being a global company with a constant need for innovation, a broad variety of challenges and development opportunities can support your long term career at Bunge. We value and stimulate development through training, education and experience and offer effective andaccredited tools and resources to support you in your journey.


If this description matches your profile and ambition, we’re looking forward very much to receive your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!

In case of questions please reach out to marinke.vanstekelenburg@bunge.com


Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk. 






Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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