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Cheese Technologist

Date: 13-Aug-2019

Location: Heerenveen, NL

Company: Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak is the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. With over 23,000 employees based in over 85 countries, we believe in responsible industry leadership and a sustainable approach to business. Our motto, “PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD™," reflects our vision to make food safe and available, everywhere.


More information about Tetra Pak is available at

Within Tetra Pak Cheese and Powder Systems, we are now looking for a


Semi-hard Cheese Technologist


This job needs travelling, approximately 50% of working time. We would like this position to be based in Heerenveen in the Netherlands.

Main tasks:

⦁ Start-up and commissioning of new installed cheese production equipment/lines.
⦁ Optimisation and troubleshooting on existing cheese production lines.
⦁ Set-up of technological product and line specifications, guarantees and
⦁ Process design for cheese production concepts and solutions including milk
reception, curd handling, pressing and brining.
⦁ Set-up of mass balances for the designed cheese production solutions and concepts.
⦁ Interpretation and advising the commercial department on customer info with regard to the influence of these input parameters on the cheese production solutions and concepts.
⦁ On request give technological support and advice to the internal and external Tetra Pak organisation with high priority for R&D and PS projects.
⦁ Training of operators/employees of customers on control and service of the cheese production equipment/lines.



To be a successful candidate you should have a University Degree preferably in Dairy Technology and you have technological experience in the food/beverage/dairy-process industry. You can work in teams as well as independently with a customer focus attitude. Also, you are an accountable and result-oriented person that can handle and drive the change necessary to develop the business. Finally, you are fluent both in written and spoken English.


Interested in joining our team?
If you want to spend your commitment and your drive to make a serious difference in a leading international player, please submit your application in English at Tetra Pak’s career site, at


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