Interest in specific master(s):

Chemistry and bioprocess technology, Nutrition and food technology

About the company

Vandemoortele is a leading European food group that manufactures and sells high-quality food products. Vandemoortele has two business lines; one in frozen bakery products and one in margarines, culinary oils and fats.

In Bakery Products, Vandemoortele offers throughout Europe a wide range of frozen bread products, pastry, sweet treats, patisserie and savoury products for professional users in the bakery and foodservice channels as well as for retailers, who appreciate the quality and convenience of Vandemoortele’s products.

In Margarines, Culinary Oils & Fats, Vandemoortele targets European professional users with a broad portfolio of products that combine processability, taste and flavour, as well as European retailers with private label margarines and frying fats. In addition, Vandemoortele has a number of strong consumer brands in the Benelux such as Vandemoortele®, Vitelma®, Diamant® and Gouda’s Glorie®.

In 2020, Vandemoortele realized a revenue of ca 1,2 billion euro with 4,500 associates. The Vandemoortele Group is present in 12 European countries and in the United States, with its own sales organizations and/or production facilities. The Vandemoortele headquarters are located in the Food Experience Center in Ghent, Belgium.

Working at Vandemoortele, you will get all the chances to grow within a people oriented and value driven environment, where cooperationrespect and ambition are key. With headquarters based in Belgium you will be part of an international company having a dynamic, driven, ambitious and collegial atmosphere. We believe a more organic, flexible culture leads to a healthier work-life balance, motivates employees and ensures that we can work well together towards even better outcomes.
You will participate is a culture built on thrust, empowerment, self-management and shared leadership, a culture where we all share the same sense of responsibility to getting the job done

Job opportunities

Internships in R&D, Quality, HSE, Processing and Production

Our Mission:
Bringing great taste
in your kitchen, at your table and on the go.

We believe people should enjoy their every day food, from breakfast to dinner, from healthy lunches to indulgent moments. We offer convenient solutions for professionals and products the consumer can trust.

We are a leading food company in Europe, building our categories of Frozen Bakery Products and Margarines, Culinary Oils and Fats , offering the best in taste, quality and service.

We offer great tasting and enjoyable food, tuned to local preferences, in the kitchen, at the table and on the go. All we do starts with the consumer in mind.

We aim at being the best in fulfilling our customers expectations of taste, quality and service. We serve customers in all channels with a wide variety of quality products.

We invest in consumer insights to best understand the consumer’s needs and innovate to adapt to forever changing trends, eating habits, technologies and regulations.

We work with an attitude of continuous improvement striving for operational excellence in all our key functions and processes.

We care about the future. We operate in a sustainable way by focusing on responsible sourcing, eco-efficient production, commitment to people and products you can trust. We want to be an inspiring place for our people, stimulating personal development and growth.

We wish to optimize long term value creation for our stakeholders, driving sustainable and profitable growth.

Our Values:
Respect is the foundation of our actions and our external and internal relationships. We act with integrity and respect for others and for our environment.

Cooperation: We work in a spirit of cooperation in our teams and with our partners.
We are open minded and value each individual contribution. We share our experience and enjoy working together.

Ambition: Our ambition is to deliver the Vandemoortele promise: best taste, best quality, best service. We take ownership of the company’s goals and are committed to deliver outstanding performance. We are passionate, engaged and energized.