Senior Development Technologist
Senior Development Technologist – Glasgow
Salary - £Competitive
Aulds, one of the UKs leading dessert manufacturers, based at Inchinnan, close to Glasgow Airport, have an exciting opportunity for a passionate and creative Senior Development Technologist to join our product development team. Manufacturing desserts under both own label and our brand for almost 50 years, the company has an enviable portfolio of blue chip customers within the UK and overseas, and a reputation for innovative and high quality products. The position within the Aulds development team provides the opportunity for a new member to see their concepts succeed in the marketplace whilst enjoying an influential position within the company.
As a Senior Development Technologist your ongoing challenge would be to deliver innovative high quality dessert products from concept to launch, generating business in existing and emerging categories. Continually assessing market trends and pushing the boundaries of innovation you will have to consider the costs and commercial viability of products and once created present product concepts both internally and to customers, prior to overseeing factory trials and supporting the operations and technical departments at product launches.
Working to specific deadlines you will require to balance workloads, plan projects, work well within a team and be comfortable presenting to customers.
You should have a solid background of working in food product development or high end experience as a Chef in restaurants or catering. Your abilities should include being able to build and maintain important customer relations in addition to driving projects from concept to reality.
Aulds offer a modern, pleasant and rewarding working environment plus opportunities to progress.
Ideally you will have a qualification in food science, a related discipline or a formal qualification in patisserie or baking. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the food industry with in a related product is essential.