Product Development Engineer

(m/v - fulltime)

Employment: Full time

15 February 2021

Let’s color the world!

We are GNT, an ambitious and innovative family-run business with a colorful character! With our EXBERRY® brand, we are the market leader in the field of Coloring Foods. Our colorings are 100% natural and are made from fruits, vegetables and plants.

We are world champions when it comes to utilizing the bounty of nature and strive to continuously innovate and improve natural color ingredients for the consumer. By carefully preserving all of nature’s beauty and goodness, we are able to offer our clients the highest quality and most reliable products. This is what continues to motivate us every day!

The most important ingredients for GNT’s success are our employees and the cooperation that exists between them. We believe in teamwork and we are there for one another, our clients, our suppliers and our partners. That is what makes us GNT.

Due to the strong growth of our organization, we are seeking a:


Job description

As a Product Development Engineer you are part of GNT’s Product R&D team and responsible for

  • Developing new EXBERRY products.

  • Providing support related to our existing portfolio to internal interfaces, e.g. production, quality management and product management.

  • You work in interdisciplinary teams in a state of the art environment.

What do we expect of you?

  • You contribute to new product developments and take responsibility in interdisciplinary teams.

  • As product expert, you support stakeholders and interfaces, esp. production, quality and product management, with technical advice and operational assistance.

  • You analyze and assess raw materials, ingredients, semi-finished goods and end products.

  • You perform and evaluate research-oriented lab and pilot trials to continuously grow the understanding of our products in various applications, such as beverages, dairy, confectionery, etc.

  • You take care of the documentation and presentation of results.

What can you offer us?

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • University’s degree in in food technology, -chemistry and/or similar education.

  • Some years’ experience in product development / R&D, industrial experience is a plus.

  • Result driven with a structured approach to problem solving.

  • Customer- and service oriented.

  • High degree of accuracy.

  • Able to work under pressure in a dynamic organization.

  • Fluent in Dutch and English language. German is a plus.

  • You have an affinity with IT systems.

What do we care about?

We operate globally, yet remain an independent, family-owned business committed to investing in products, technology and importantly, our people. The people who work for GNT are flexible, friendly, supportive and passionate individuals that work collaboratively to deliver service, expertise and ultimately grow sales and market share. The GNT values are the basis of our daily activities. We always take that extra step to offer our external and internal customers the best service. In addition, we do everything we do as sustainably as possible. We are open and honest with each other and bring out the best in each other.

What do we offer you?

GNT wishes to retain the current harmonious working environment and therefore welcome team players with a positive outlook and promising future perspective. In return for all your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive package of benefits (like salaried position, bonus scheme, pension contributions). Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and position.

We color the world, so do you?

If you believe you satisfy our desired profile and would be interested in applying for this position, please contact us in writing including your CV, as well as your cover letter, salary expectations and earliest possible start date to: before March 4.

You will soon find out if you will be invited for an introductory meeting, planned on

Tuesday March 16.

Annet van Leenders
Head of Group HR
GNT International B.V.
Industrieweg 26
5731 HR - Mierlo, Netherlands