Darling Ingredients International is a great force in the global movement toward sustainability. They proudly lead the charge in repurposing by-products and food waste into value added products like green energy, renewable diesel, collagen, fertilizer, animal proteins and pet food ingredients. Darling Ingredients sets the standard for turning challenges into opportunities. Do you want to contribute to this mission? Join Darling Ingredients as Applications Improvement Specialist Logistics!


With roots dating back to the late 19th century, the company has evolved into the world’s leading innovative developer and producer of sustainable organic ingredients. Now, more than 260 facilities on five continents repurpose 15% of the world’s meat industry waste streams into value-added products. They are open, ethical and fair, which allows people to trust them. Goals, results and practices are reported authentically, and passion and determination are key in operation. In short: integrity, transparency and entrepreneurship are fundamental.

The IT Headquarters of Darling Ingredients International is based in Son (nearby Eindhoven) and consists of approx. 90 FTE.


The Application Improvement Specialist works together with Applications Support, Applications integration, Master Data Management, Compliancy and several business units.

You will report directly to the team lead Applications Improvement.

Closely aligned with the business and IT stakeholders. You know the businesses’ needs and how to contribute in achieving their goals. Amongst others, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing, changing and optimizing the JD Edwards Logistics Template and all other logistics-related applications;
  • Analyzing issues with Applications Support, based on analysis propose improvement requests and managing change requests, including 3rd line problems;
  • Initiate improvement projects based on analysis and guiding new implementations;
  • Organizing training sessions and workshops. You will set up internal knowledge centers;
  • Following business/technology trends and apply this knowledge for design, development and implementation of solutions.


We are open to talk to anyone with a strong logistics background and experience in translating business needs in logistics business applications. The ideal candidate has:

  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science, IT, or relevant field;
  • Deep logistics and ERP knowledge;
  • Consulting & project management skills;
  • Exceptional communication skills in English & Dutch;
  • Autonomy and decision-making;
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and ways of working;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills: you establish and develop effective and positive relationships.


Darling Ingredients offers a strong benefit package. Aside from a challenging role with lots of independence and responsibility, you will join a working environment with people from all over the world.

  • A salary based on your current skill set;
  • Holiday allowance (8%);
  • Bonus up to 10%;
  • 25 holidays and 5 additional days;
  • A healthy company with an eye for your personal skills and development.

Excited to learn more? Please feel free to reach our consultant via the contact details below.



Jeske Sterk

T: +31 6 571 269 68


Jeske Sterk M: +31 6 571 269 68 T: +31 88 044 2000