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Product Development Technologist

according to experience

North East or Midlands

Exciting opportunity for a passionate driven foodie to join a well-established, successful business to develop high quality products for this well-established company in the food ingredients sector.  There are great prospects for someone who wants to progress within and international business.

The Role

A driven development technologist is required to be a key member of the team, providing high quality food products to the UK's leading food manufacturers and retailers. The successful candidate will develop innovative solutions to their key customers, improve existing products and processes as well as keeping a keen eye of costs and quality.

  • Part of the team that pride themselves on delivering market leading products and concepts
  • Using the gate process to develop products from initial concept to product launch
  • You will develop an excellent understanding of the marketplace and food trends and use this knowledge to influence NPD activity
  • Source, co-ordinate and maintain adequate supplies or raw materials, work with suppliers, make samples and support factory trials
  • Provide ingredient information and technical data for specifications, costings and labels as needed
  • Working closely with the sales team as well as the marketing team
  • Presenting to clients, visiting trade shows and exhibitions, and keeping up to date with trends and technology in food production

 Personal Profile

  • Graduate in food science or a related discipline or other food science/technology qualifications, ideally with a food hygiene qualification
  • 1-3 years food manufacturing, product research & development experience
  • A driven and enthusiastic learner
  • Creative and passionate foodie, with an understanding of current food trends
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a dynamic cross functional environment
  • Flexible and problem solving, with analytical thought processes
  • A can-do attitude, effective time and project management skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Be able to work across levels with confidence and authority

Ref Code: W40939LHF

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Lisa Fox

Lisa Fox

Lisa Fox

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