Research & Development

The proof of the pudding is in the eating

Technical Service

Life at Interfood

Work with like-minded people

Research & Development vacancies

Do you fit the picture?

Meet the experts

This is the team that makes it happen

Check all R&D vacancies per region

IMG 6545
  • 40 hours per week
  • Research & Development Team
  • Interfood Netherlands (Bladel office)
Dairy Application Specialist
Our Research & Development Team has a central role in matching product application needs and unlocking new business by innovation; thereby creating a…
Cheese 5
  • 32-40 hours per week
  • Research & Development Team
  • Interfood Netherlands (Bladel office)
Internship Dairy R&D (mozzarella)
Mozzarella is used in different end applications and depending on these applications, different properties are demanded by the customer...
Dairy R&D Powders
  • 32-40 hours per week
  • Research & Development Team
  • Interfood Netherlands (Bladel office)
Internship Dairy R&D (milk powders)
Dairy powders are used in different end application and depending on these application, different properties are demanded by the customer...

"I am really proud of Interfood’s commitment to invest in novel technologies which may change the world for the better. The investment in Fermify exemplifies this."

Wouter Berendsen - Global Portfolio Director Fat & Cheese - R&D

Wouter Berendsen 2

In R&D…

...at Interfood you are a member of a team whose main goal it is to enhance customer and supplier value aligning product needs with applications utilizing a state-of-the-art Dairy Food Studio, to increase supply flexibility and provide expert advice.

If you're driven by a passion for food science and innovation, you just might find yourself in the right place in our R&D team.

Requirements for being in R&D at Interfood

Out-of-the-box thinker. You propose new ideas and work autonomously.
You are a good relationship builder, and can easily communicate with R&D, QA, and commercial people.
Your language skills in English are excellent, any additional language is a plus.
Bachelor / Master / PhD in food science, food technology, or similar.

Expand your R&D skills at Interfood

In line with our values, R&D is all about team work, commitment, continuous improvement, professionalism and responsible leadership. We offer extensive training opportunities, industry-leading coaching in an open-minded family culture as the core of your professional development. To support our team’s personal development and share insights with the B2B industry, we are a member of the Food Ingredients for Food Innovators (IFFI), a business network for producers of food ingredients

A quick overview of the roles in R&D at Interfood:

  • Dairy Application Specialist
  • R&D Internships
  • R&D Coordinator
  • R&D Manager
  • R&D Team Lead

Check out the job roles below to learn more about their responsibilities and benefits for you.

Explore what makes working for Interfood in R&D so rewarding.

Meet the team

Our global team of professionals spans many nationalities, backgrounds and specialists. Some fairly new, others with a track record to impress many.

What do they all share? A professional and personal drive to become the best in R&D, food science, dairy technology and business development. An eagerness to share experience of working at Interfood. The love for high-quality food and dairy, available for the entire society.

Mirte Doomen 2

Mirte Doomen

"My journey at Interfood went from intern to R&D Manager and I'm glad to be part of a team that shares my passion for dairy science and commitment to innovation."
Read the interview

Richard Lian

"I feel so much energy when we're successfully matching customer needs with supply possibilities in terms of technology and business."
Read the interview
4 M9 A6178

Let’s stay in touch

Stay on top of the latest opportunities, developments and updates.

All vacancies

Let’s socialize

Everybody's on 'the socials' nowadays. No easier way to sneak a peek on what's going in someone else's world. Maybe drop a comment or like here and there. Everybody is doing it. So why shouldn't you?


Get your regular updates from one of the leaders in the dairy supply chain, always looking for talent. Yep, that's us.

LinkedIn Instagram

Go for it!

Ready to brush of your ambitions? Looking to kick-start your career? Go for it and check out our vacancies!

or let's take it slow...

Maybe you're not ready to apply directly. Or maybe the vacancy that has your name written all over it, isn't open for new candidates right now. That's possible. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't get in touch. Many long-lasting relationship started off by taking it slow...

So, in true Interfood spirit, we invite you to step right up to the plate. Share your contact details, your resumé or any question you'd like to ask us. Maybe we can offer you one of our highly-rated cups of coffee, you know...

Open application