Mars Food

Global Implementation Technologist
Project lead for technological implementations all over the world


  • Responsible for complex global implementation projects to transform new production technologies into global mars standards concerning process, recipe, product design and quality in manufacturing facilities globally
  • Collaborate with the Centre of Expertise in Oud-Beijerland to support the transfer of new products and technologies, in line with demand and business supply at local levels
  • Working as technical Project Lead to do pre project feasibility studies at the receiving site and guide local implementation teams to achieve a successful deployment
  • identifying all additional learnings from projects to create a road map for future projects at other sites
  • Communicating about key projects and technical breakthroughs to all involved stakeholders and influence project team on site
  • Providing support to ensuring appropriate expertise is developed within receiving sites through training during deployment 
  • Working together with global and local teams within R&D, Supply and Engineering
  • Reporting to the Global R&D Head of Science and Technology Development.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a food technological direction, or similar
  • Relevant working experience in a global R&D position at a FMCG company and a track record in food related technologies (product, process and/or packaging)
  • Expertise in project and stakeholder management with both local and global development/engineering teams
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • Willing to travel globally, approx. 50% of time, with a maximum of three weeks at a time
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English 
  • Fit with Mars culture and the specific job competences: Drive for results, problem solving, customer focus, able to build teams, priority setting, decision quality.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Michiel Dekkers, telephone: +31 (0)317-468686 / +31 (0)6-86805669 or apply through our website or e-mail your written application to

Mars selected DUPP for this vacancy as the only partner in the recruitment process.