Product Specialist

Are you a driven professional with a passion for server technology, networking, and improving product development? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team that continuously strives for innovation and quality? Then the role of Product Specialist at Van Breda is tailor-made for you!


What will you do?

As Product Specialist in our R&D department, you will be responsible for optimising product development and quality assurance processes. Your role includes actively facilitating knowledge transfer on new products to all corners of our organisation, and you actively contribute to the success of our team.


What do we ask of you? 

Technical skills

  • Experience in server engineering and networking (up to layer 3), preferably with CCNA certification.
  • Strong analytical skills and effective communication skills.
  • Basic scripting experience (Powershell/Python).

Education and experience

  • MBO+/HBO work/thought level in ICT, with at least 3 years of relevant work experience.

Your skills and attributes

In our technical team, you are not just a carrier of knowledge, but a powerful connecting link. Your excellent communication and collaboration skills allow our team to excel. In addition, your proactive approach to identifying and solving product problems characterises you as an indispensable link. Driven by knowledge and with meticulous precision, you work in a dynamic environment, responding independently and proactively to opportunities and challenges. With us, it's not only about the technical knowledge you possess, but also about the valuable contribution you make as a person who strengthens our team and takes it to new heights.

Your responsibilities

At the heart of our technical team, you are not just a performer of tasks, but an active player in our success story. You are the one who tests the software and network hardware to its limits, provides valuable feedback to the software development teams and manages the Van Breda data centre. In addition, you share your knowledge by providing training to junior service and field engineers, assist sales staff with answers to their questions, and rotate with precision and proactivity in both the third-line service (50% of the time) and the 24/7 breakdown service (5x-7x per year). You constantly stay abreast of industry trends and competition, and your commitment and contribution are indispensable in our dynamic team. With us, it's not just about tasks, but about your unique role that strengthens our team and takes us to new heights.

Your strength

In our technical team, it is not only about what you know, but also about who you are. You are the person who not only convinces with words, but also connects teams. With a creative streak, you bring innovation and keep us on our toes. Always looking for new knowledge and with a calm attitude in busy times, you work in detail and independently. Proactive and alert, not only for tasks, but also for opportunities. With us, it's all about your special contribution that strengthens our team.

Working conditions

  • Possibility of hybrid working.
  • Experience with JIRA Ticketing System / Confluence / MSTeams / MS365 is a plus.
  • You live no more than 1 hour's travel from our office in Brummen.


Who is Van Breda? 

Van Breda has a dream; to eliminate inefficient care by supporting care workers. Using smart care technology, we ensure that they have time again for providing warm care. We create opportunities for people to work pleasantly and efficiently in care.

At Van Breda, we develop, produce and supply communication systems for the healthcare sector. We operate mainly in the elderly care, VG sector and GGZ sectors. We have been doing so with a passion for technology and care for over 46 years.

Collegiality and reliability are highly valued and you are definitely not a 'number' with us. Within the organisation, there is room for your ideas and attention is paid to the development of every employee. You are given the opportunity to broaden your orientation within the organisation, so that you can build up more knowledge and experience. From this role, you can grow into various roles. This obviously depends on your ambitions and wishes. In any case, the company thinks in terms of possibilities and motivates you to develop yourself. Every Friday afternoon, we conclude with a friendly drink and you can beat your colleagues at a game of darts or table football.


What do we offer you?

    • An informal and open corporate culture, where work and humour go hand in hand!
    • A competitive salary based on experience and suitability;
    • A laptop and mobile phone;
    • A company car.
    • An independent position with room for personal input and plenty of opportunities for further development;
    • 25 holidays and 13 adv days per calendar year;
    • A home working allowance;
    • Plenty of opportunities for personal development and growth;
    • Highly experienced and enthusiastic colleagues who will be happy to guide you;
    • A challenging position with a lot of responsibility and room for own initiative;
    • A dynamic and innovative working environment with passionate colleagues;


Where can you apply?

Are you interested? We are sincerely curious about you too! Apply and trigger us with your CV & motivation. We will contact you as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you to our innovative team at Van Breda! More info or questions? Feel free to contact Petra Jurriens at

Not applying directly and want to offer a candidate? Nice of you to think of us. For the time being, however, we assume our own recruitment power. And will therefore consider offered candidates a welcome tip and gladly take them into procedure ourselves.