Technical Owner

Location BE-Herentals
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/19/2022 6:57 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Kemin Industries is searching a Technical Owner / IT specialist to become part of the Global IT team. As Technical Owner you will be working on the LIMS application for our QC department worlwide. You will be reporting to our IT Aplication Manager 


We Are Kemin 


We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us.  


We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century.   


We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.  


For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers in more than 120 countries.   


Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.









This Technical Owner IT Software Specialist position will be a talented system administrator responsible for working within our global infrastructure to monitor and maintain our mission-critical LIMS platform. They will be expected to assist other LIMS team members to help investigate and correct issues, configure the system for the business, maintain the server infrastructure, and be available for anything related to this critical LIMS software application. They will need to be able to work with a global team coordinating tasks and projects in order to keep existing systems running well and implement new technologies to move the company forward.


  • Work Tier 3 help desk tickets to correct issues with assigned systems
  • Assist IT management in guiding the organization’s use and improvement of assigned technologies
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies to enhance and support our global business
  • Provide technical training on systems where they have expertise
  • Act as technical resource for global projects in their area of expertise
  • Assist with the planning, development, and execution of projects to expand, improve, or replace the systems for which they are responsible
  • Assist with the setup and installation of global systems
  • Follow technology trends to ensure the company is making the best use of technologies available
  • Create and maintain documentation to support assigned systems
  • Build and maintain reports for the LIMS platform
  • Potentially be available at off-hours to assist with emergencies on systems for which they are responsible
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent)
  • 3-6 years relevant LIMS system experience as an IT administrator
  • Candidate must be a customer oriented, team player, have strong communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Research, understand, and contribute to the goals and mission of the IT Department and the company as a whole
  • Perform all responsibilities of this position while continually presenting a positive and professional example for the rest of the team and the company
  • Ability to train users at different skill levels
  • Experience with help desk ticketing software
  • Experience with incident troubleshooting and escalation
  • Possess effective prioritization and project management skills


As a Kemin team member, you’ll receive…  

  • A competitive financial package- in addition to your salary, we offer an  bonus opportunity, and fringe additional benefits.
  • Robust health and wellness support- We offer a global wellness platform and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.
  • Continued learning opportunities- Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.
  • The chance to give back to our world- Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Program and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.




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