• Netherlands, Veghel
  • Project Management
  • Professional Job
  • Full-Time

Short description

Would you like to be part of our Commissioning and Start-Up (CSU) Managers team and work on exciting projects across our successfull Business Group Ingredients? As a Commissioning and Start-Up (CSU) Manager, you are responsible for the successful Commissioning and Start-Up of our projects and handover to the Production Organization. 

A job that matters

To realise FrieslandCampina’s goals, it is important that every employee takes responsibility and fulfils his or her commitments. In all of this, Project Management is like a spider in the web, planning and guarding budgets and quality. Project Management adds value by tying it all together. Aiming for things that matter gets us all in the desired mind-set: it enables us to win in the market together. Our employees around the world have a strong drive to do things that matter and are commercially obsessed with adding value to those things that matter. Moreover, they have an owner’s mind-set, empowering them to make decisions on things that matter.

Job description

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Participate in the creation phase (conceptional, pre-engineering and basic engineering) regarding to qualification and validation;
  • Set-up and execute a Commissioning and Start-Up plan;
  • Translate your CSU plan into organization timing and budget;
  • Take responsibility to effectively and efficiently execute the CSU plan;
  • Manage the relation with a large variety of (groups of) stakeholders, e.g. from Sr. Operations Managers to Operators and manage conflicting interests;
  • Monitor progress of and compliance with the project plan, manage and mitigate project risks and resources, and adjust project plan when necessary;
  • Identify training needs and knowledge gaps regarding the project goals and setup and organize respective trainings;
  • Functionally lead, coach, develop members of the commissioning and start-up project team.

To be a successful Commissioning and Start-Up Manager within FrieslandCampina IPTEC you have:


  • A BSc or MSc level or degree;
  • Relevant experience in the field regarding to Commissioning & Start-Up management, e.g. managing qualification and validation projects, managing projects within Food or Pharma;
  • Knowledge regarding to qualification and validation approaches and familiar with setting up and executing qualification and validation using protocols (e.g. IQ/OQ/PQ);
  • A problem-solving attitude, but also understand that proper documentation of your activities is a key prerequisite to final success;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills. You’re able to create impact while developing and maintaining relations with partners, customers and contractors at different levels.
  • Good communication skills in at least Dutch and English.;
  • Experience and knowledge regarding to HACCP, GMP regulations in the high care food and/or Pharma is a pre. 

Compensation Benefits


At FrieslandCampina, we consider it important for our people to continue to grow. After all, your development is not only good for your career; our products also benefit from it. That’s why we invest in relevant training courses in your particular discipline. The mutual exchange of knowledge between colleagues is also evident on the work floor. It is, after all, the most effective way to learn.

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