Development Technologist (12 month contract)

West Midlands
up to £36,000
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Development Technologist (12 month maternity contract)

Job ref: 60695 | up to £36,000 | West Midlands

The company

You will be working with a leading international bakery company who manufacturer a comprehensive range of bakery products which are then distributed globally.

The job

The purpose of your role as Development Technologist is to work on internal projects ensuring that they are delivered on time, meeting customer, internal and regulatory compliance guidelines, while delivering the margin requirement as briefed. You will ensure products developed conform to customer & company brand standards and regulatory compliance for appropriate countries, complete detailed costings, handle all NPD paperwork, coordinate factory trials and validations, prepare customer samples plus engage in research of new ingredients and processes to give a competitive advantage.

Your experience

You will be educated to a degree level or equivalent in a food science discipline plus possess at least 3 years post grad product development experience – a background of working with bakery products is also essential. You be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of recipe formulation, be capable of managing multiple deadlines and possess excellent communications, interpersonal and time management skills. The flexibility to travel to additional company sites is also required.

More details

The Development Technologist job is based in the West Midlands region and is paying up to £36,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm. This is a 12 month fixed term, maternity cover contract/

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want be considered for the Development Technologist job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Victoria Holyoake,, quoting job reference 60695.

What happens next

After applying for this job, I will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

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