Senior Development Technologist

Central Scotland
£27,000 - £29,500
14 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Development Technologist

Job ref: 60721 | £27,000 - £29,500 | Central Scotland

The company

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established company working with fresh and prepared foods. Part of an international group, products are supplied to major UK retailers and also to leading customers worldwide.

The job

The purpose of your role as Senior Development Technologist is to innovate new products and processes in response to customer briefs to maintain and grow a creative catalogue of products for customers. You will develop motivate and inspire direct reports to achieve personal development and continual improvement, manage focused development of new products to deliver the required margin for customers and the business, present facts and ideas clearly and accurately to customers, maintain an overall awareness of comparative products from all major retailers, deliver concept samples to an agreed quality and timescale plus assist in the monitoring and benchmarking of product quality of new and existing products.

Your experience

The successful candidate will preferably be educated to a degree level in a food science discipline with a solid track record of working within NPD in food manufacturing, ideally in a chilled foods environment serving the major multiple retailers. You will be able to demonstrate a passion for the food industry and awareness of consumer market trends plus excellent self-motivation, a high work ethic and attention to detail.

More details

The Senior Development Technologist job is based in the Central Scotland region and is paying £27,000 - £29,500 according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

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Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Suzy Standen-Payne, quoting job reference 60721.

What happens next

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