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Quality Specification Specialist

We are looking for an additional food-loving colleague to join our Corporate Quality team in Lembeke. As the Quality Specification Specialist you are the expert in food quality related areas such as recipe management, international food law, specification management, labelling and packaging approval for our healthy snacking category Natural Foods. With strong brands like Nākd, BEAR, TREK and Kiddylicious we are ready to share our love worldwide. Interested in a crunchy career at Lotus Bakeries?
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Job description

  • First and foremost familiarise yourself with your product category, ingredients and production processes.
  • Follow international food law regarding ingredients, contaminants and labelling of your Natural Foods product range.
  • Convert food regulations into structured guidelines for product and labelling purposes.
  • Research legal and quality compliance of ingredients and labelling for new products and markets.
  • Share product information in a standardised and user-friendly way with the international sales and marketing departments and provide support with customer questions.
  • Approve specifications, labels and products from other food groups in your market areas.
  • Provide key user support with our new PLM system and update data related to food law, ingredients, recipes, specifications, labelling and packaging materials.


  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in food industry, food technology, food science, nutrition and/or dietetics.
  • Just graduated or a first experience is a plus, a passion for food and quality is a must. 
  • Working accurately with data and legislation, making connections and striving for perfection are just a few things that interest you.
  • A sense of responsibility, perseverance, customer-oriented communication and collaboration with international colleagues are things that really appeal to you.
  • You can work with PowerPoint and Excel, knowledge of PLM systems is a plus.
  • Finally you speak, read and understand Dutch and English fluently.
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"What makes our company special is the people and the culture that has been cultivated – everyone really pulls together and supports one another to ensure success."

Testimonial - Jessie Toohey

Jessie Toohey

Brand Manager Natural Balance Foods


    • A food and quality oriented job with responsibilities and opportunities to develop yourself.
    • Tons of on-the-job learning and insights in the world of healthy snacking, food law, specifications and labelling.
    • Close cooperation with various international stakeholders within the group.
    • A company culture where passion, team spirit and open dialogue are the main drivers.
    • An attractive salary package with a company car, bonus system and various extralegal benefits.
    • And of course freshly baked cookies and healthy snacks every day!
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