QC Engineer

Veendam, the Netherlands

Full time

We are looking for a QC Engineer who actively contributes to improvements.

Who we are

Kisuma (over 110 employees) is the leading global supplier of synthetic layered double hydroxides (commonly referred to as "hydrotalcites") for plastics.

That sounds very technical, but everyone knows products in which our product is used. Examples include PVC, plastic frames and products in the automotive industry.

We asked our colleagues what makes working at Kisuma so much fun? A number of core values ​​have emerged from this: together, professional, developing and caring. Central to our corporate culture are professionalism, involvement and continuity. This is reflected, among other things, in a flat organizational structure and the desire to continue developing the organization and its staff.

The Department The Technology department realized a new high-tech lab in 2020. We are looking for a QC Engineer who actively contributes to improvements. Kisuma has the ambition to bring new products to the market. For entry inspections, process checks and final inspections, it is necessary to improve or automate existing analysis methods and work processes. In addition, we have to develop completely new methods to test the new products and to optimize the production processes.

What is your challenge at Kisuma?

As a QC Engineer you occasionally perform routine and non-routine analyzes on samples obtained. You support the QC Supervisor with general Technology responsibilities. You are jointly responsible for the management of or you work independently on Lims, laboratory equipment and documents. You conclude service contracts for analysis equipment. You will also work on validating (re)new(ed) analysis equipment and adjusting/improving analysis methods. You analyze research reports that lead to new analyzes and protocols. You validate analysis results of the end product, raw materials and raw materials. Analysis techniques that we now use a lot include XRF, ICP, PSD, titrations, BET, UV-VIS and IR spectrometry. You give instructions to analysts and you make work schedules and you supervise interns.

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Who You Are
  • HBO Chemistry or HBO thinking and working level.

  • A person who wants to share knowledge and learn with colleagues.

  • Mastery of the Dutch language and English is an advantage.

  • Experience with ISO17025 and affinity with IT is an advantage.

  • The following competences: proactive, communicative and socially skilled, critical thinking, independent and advising.

What do we offer you?

An excellent salary in scale 6 of the Kisuma Collective Labor Agreement and excellent fringe benefits such as a fixed year-end bonus, 25.5 vacation days, a bonus scheme, a sustainable employability scheme, a non-contributory pension and a 38-hour working week. In addition, an active staff association, a canteen with freshly prepared food. A nice working atmosphere where safety comes first.


Until September 17, you can send the application with CV to the attention of Astrid Boekholt, HR Officer (Kisuma Chemicals BV, Postbus 400, 9640 AK Veendam or by e-mail to vacature@kisuma.com). If you have any questions, please contact Vera van Beers, QC Supervisor (tel. 0598-666766).

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