Vacancy: R&D technologist in liquid fertilizers

Zetadec is looking for a new Research and Development technologist in liquid fertilizers. As an R&D technologist you are responsible for the development and application of fertilizers and nutritional products for plants. You are the link between sales, production, and research & development and as such, you are able to communicate and discuss with various people within the organization.

Function: R&D technologist in liquid fertilizers

Your profile:

  • Completed a BSc or MSc in agribusiness
  • A team player with a hands-on mentality
  • Laboratory experience
  • Dutch language proficiency: minimum B1 level (proficient)
  • English language proficiency: minimum B2 level (fluent)

Your interests:

  • Fertilizers and theirs effect on crop growth
  • Designing, analysing, and reporting of (field) trials in a scientific manner

Your responsibilities:

  • The development of new liquid fertilizer products.
  • Answering technical questions regarding liquid fertilisers asked by the sales department (backoffice)
  • Performing field, lab, and pilot-plant trials on fertilisers

Our offer:

  • An open and innovative working environment
  • A broad range of activities
  • The function can be performed on a part-time basis


For more information about this vacancy and the application procedure, please contact Dr. Ir. Menno Thomas via phone (+316-20426959) or e-mail (

(posted November 2021)

Available Internship on validating insect protein in pet food and aquafeed applications 

starting as soon as possible

We are looking for an Intern student to join our team. In this role you will work in the European project “Scalibur” to validate the protein from insects reared on HoReCa waste for pet food and aquafeed applications.


  • Design and develop methods which can accurately estimate the potential use of insect protein for pet food and aquafeed applications
  • Support R&D team with process & product development work in the lab and pilot plant
  • Perform physical, chemical and functionality analyses
  • Experimental design, statistical analysis, interpreting and reporting of experimental data

Your profile

  • MSc student in Animal Nutrition and Technology
  • Proactive, problem solver, flexible, result driven and open minded
  • Teamwork and good communication skills
  • Willing to learn and work independently

Our offer

  • 6 months full-time Internship.
  • Work in innovative, open, and international working environment
  • Perform independently laboratory experiments and assist in pilot plant trials
  • Increase your knowledge and experience in feed technology.
  • Start date: ASAP


You are invited to send your CV to  For further information, please contact Lucian Miron by email or phone: +31(0)317479646.

(posted Oktober 2021)