Cargill Personal Care Application Technician in Vilvoorde, Belgium

Personal Care Application Technician

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Job location(s): Vilvoorde, Belgium


As the Multi-Category Associate Application Specialist you provide Lab and Pilot Plant Application support related to Customer requests/projects and to Product Development projects within the Application Centre in Vilvoorde. You focus on development of knowledge in the Personal care Category, with focus on the Cargill Beauty strategy. You conduct and support pilot and lab trials, evaluate finished products and report accurately to different project teams.

Major Tasks

  • You perform application work in lab/pilot plants on projects, and on customer requests;

  • You are accountable for setting up the individual experiments and execution to support projects/ requests;

  • You are responsible for the preparation of equipment, including sanitation procedures;

  • You prepare prototypes for shipment to customers, including document preparation and labelling;

  • You prepare prototypes for exhibitions, seminars and trainings;

  • You may contribute to the exploration/ conceptualization to discover or further develop new technology;

  • You may contribute to the development of new pilot and lab processes and analytical methods;

  • You are responsible for reporting on the practical work and data storage in formulation database;

  • You create standard operation and cleaning procedures;

  • You support training programs;

  • You give and receive training on equipment, ingredients and category know-how.


  • Minimum Bachelor degree in cosmetic science/technology or equivalent by experience.

  • Knowledge and experience in Lab and pilot Application processes

  • Skills and competencies to work with bigger process equipment

  • Knowledge and experience in Analytical methods (chemical and physical methods)

  • Experience in working with formulation and recipe

  • Knowledge on finished cosmetic products

  • Knowledge on Lab/Pilot Safety and Laboratory safety

  • PC literate

  • Work accurately and respect deadlines

  • Fluent in English

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Primary Location Belgium-BRU-Vilvoorde

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: VIL00523