Vacancy Product Developer – Oss


08 NOV ’22: The LIVEKINDLY Collective is on track to become one of the largest plant-based food companies. They have over 500 employees and sell their products in more than 40 countries around the world. Their mission is to make plant-based living the new norm by creating delicious and nutritious food without the need for animals or the depletion of natural resources.


The R&D team in Oss is growing and that is why they are looking for a passionate Product Developer to join the team. As a Product Developer, you will be busy with new product developments as well as product optimisation efforts not only for the factory located in Oss but also for the other brands globally. To be successful in this role it is necessary to be a creative and collaborative partner, organised, detail-oriented, problem solving, and responding to the customers and consumer needs. The R&D team in Oss exists of 5 people and you will report directly to the Head of R&D.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Working on new (concept) product development and product optimisation;
  • Prepare and supervise production (tests);
  • Drafting and writing SOP’s;
  • Ensuring projects meet deadlines;
  • Cost optimalisation;
  • Data Management and communication with the sales offices.


The ideal candidate is someone who proactively takes part in the new product development processes by introducing new concepts and innovative raw materials. it is necessary to be a good team player who can be flexible and is open to experimenting. Other experiences and qualifications you need for this role are:

  • At least a completed MBO4 in food technology or other related education;
  • At least one year of experience as a product developer. Experience as a Chef is a pre;
  • Being fluent in the English languages is mandatory and Dutch is a pre.


LIVEKINDLY provides a social, innovative, and interesting working environment with plenty of room for initiative, responsibility and growth. You have the opportunity to help improve our world and create a sustainable future. Join their journey to inspire change in the world by bringing kindness where it belongs: on your plate!

Other things LIVEKINDLY offers are:

  • A competitive salary depending on your work experience;
  • 25 days of vacation.


If you are interested in this vacancy, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Kevin Prins
Principal Associate | Food (Sciences)

+31 6 12 55 83 82
+31 23 754 86 60