Vervuld Technical Account Specialist Food Industry


Functieprofiel / Job details

Versatile technological job with leading (inter)national customers

• You answer questions from customers and distributors and keep the existing application and product knowledge (specifications, factsheets) up-to-date.
• You initiate and coordinate application and analysis projects based on customer questions and market trends (also in cooperation with Cosun R&D and third parties).
• You identify trends for application research, product improvement or sales tools.
• You visit customers (within Europe) on the basis of market demand and the support needed by sales colleagues.
• You take care of the feedback on application issues and product-oriented complaints.
• You provide technical training and information for customers and distributors.
• You give presentations and participate in trade fairs and will maintain a network.
• You work closely with sales, innovation, corporate communication, market intelligence and others. 
• Reporting to the Manager Marketing & Sales.

Functie-eisen / Key aspects

To be able to recognize customer needs and to translate into promising business

• Bachelor/Master degree in Food Technology, Food & Nutrition
• (International) experience in the food and/or health industry for at least  2-3 years.
• You will have a strong interest in nutrition and health aspects.
• You have, for example, experience in the bakery, dairy or confectionery industry.
• Good English writing and speaking is required.
• Willing to travel (15-20%).


• Good communication and presentation skills
• Commercial thinking and result-oriented
• Entrepreneurial, looking for opportunities for improvement
• Good analytical skills and logical reasoning ability
• Team player, who can function independently
• Self-starter with International focus

Bedrijfsprofiel / Company details

Sensus, in the Netherlands, is part of Royal Cosun, and produces and supplies two innovative ingredients: inulin and oligofructose. These prebiotic fibres are excellent substitutes for sugar and fat. These ingredients are derived from a natural source: chicory roots. Thanks to their qualities, these ingredients are extremely suitable as part of a healthy and responsible diet.

Sensus is active in Europe, North America and Asia and has two production locations in the Netherlands: in Roosendaal and Zwolle. They make not only standard products but also develop entirely new concepts and applications in cooperation with customers. The customers include professionals in the food industry, especially in the bread & baked goods, dairy, breakfast cereal and cereal bar sectors The customers include professionals in the food industry, especially in the bread & baked goods, dairy, breakfast cereal and cereal bar sectors. Sensus ingredients are marketed under the names Frutafit® inulin and Frutalose® oligofructose. Sensus has an experienced team of specialists in the field of food technology, product development, innovation, nutritional health, sales & marketing. The function was created through the growth of a colleague within the marketing & sales team.

Aanbod / Opportunity

Versatile technological job with leading (inter)national customers

As an innovative multinational, Sensus, together with Royal Cosun, offers a challenging environment for further development. Sensus is part of CAO Suiker Unie with a good package of secondary conditions. This is a full-time appointment.

Standplaats / Location

Roosendaal, West-Brabant (in the Netherlands). Roosendaal is easily accessible and has a train station with good connections to Antwerp, Rotterdam and Breda.

Extra informatie / Additional information

Sensus has outsourced the recruitment and executive selection for the position of the Technical Account Specialist Food Industry exclusively to FreshRecruitment. For more information, please contact Karen Zaaijer on +31 (0) 6 46 00 00 58 or karen@freshrecruitment.com. Applications strictly via www.freshrecruitment.com.
For more information about Sensus, please visit www.sensus.nl. A personal assessment is part of the selection procedure.


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