Technical Application Engineer

At Royal De Heus, we are developing a worldwide standard IT landscape. And you can play a crucial role in this! As a Technical Application Engineer, you will help manage and develop our applications with the focus on Africa. Thanks to you, the local business units are supported in their queries and are pleased with the transition to a new application landscape. Well done!

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32-40 hours per week


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Technical Application Engineer

What will your role be

Royal De Heus operates in various regions, including Africa. Previously, individual business units used their own IT landscapes. A standard approach has been developed for this. This means the same CRM, the same ERP package, and the same business applications for all. And this is where your role begins! The applications are custom-developed to meet our needs. You specialize in managing these and troubleshooting technical disruptions. This involves:

  • Managing and optimizing of our custom-developed applications.
  • Supporting the local business units with technical 2nd and 3rd line queries.
  • Coordinating technical issues with suppliers when you cannot resolve them yourself.
  • Creating documentation and user manuals.

What do we offer?

You will work in a large and challenging IT environment with a mainly focus on Africa. You will do this in a driven and personal organization. Thanks to your support, users are happy with the transition to Royal De Heus applications! And furthermore?

  • A salary between € 4.250,- and € 5.750,- based on 40 hours per week;
  • Plenty of room to grow in the long term, in a direction that suits you. Think of roles like Business Analyst, Cloud Engineer, Product Owner, Cloud Architect, or another direction you aspire to.
  • The possibility to work 40/36/32 hours per week;
  • The freedom to work from home 2 days a week;
  • 25 vacation days based on 40 hours + the option to purchase 10 extra days annually;
  • A corporate fitness scheme;
  • Good travel expense reimbursement, pension scheme, and holiday allowance.

About Royal De Heus

You will work at the headquarters of Royal De Heus in Ede, one of the largest family businesses in the Netherlands. We are an international company focused on animal feed. We produce and supply animal feed products for various animals, including poultry, pigs, cattle, and pets. Internally, you will experience a down-to-earth and entrepreneurial atmosphere. Do you have a good plan? Let’s hear it! Are we convinced? Implement it! This provides plenty of room to develop your potential further.

Worldwide we have dozens of production locations. The Global IT department consists of about 40 colleagues. The team you will work with is new and initially consists of 3 colleagues, including you. Together, the focus is on a uniform IT landscape within Royal De Heus. To achieve this, you may sometimes travel to Africa! On the work floor, it is essential to speak English; good command of the Dutch language is an advantage in dealing with your Dutch colleagues.

What do we ask of you?

We are an innovative and entrepreneurial organization. We are looking for the same in you! The desire to develop and the eagerness to learn! And furthermore?

  • Minimum MBO4 working and thinking level.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a Technical Application Engineer or in a similar role.
  • Experience with business applications, ERP systems, SQL databases, SQL queries, .NET, and C#.
  • Fluent command of the English language.


Sjaco Versteeg of Aatop ICT would love to tell you more about where you will be working, what is expected of you, and what you will be doing. Call, email, or app Sjaco by 06 - 51 84 87 71 or

The application process consists of two interviews and an assessment. If we are both enthusiastic, we will be more than happy make you an offer to join Royal De Heus as a new colleague.



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