Concept Technologist

South East
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This is an excellent chance to join a well-established manufacturer in the chilled convenience food market. Known for supplying UK retailers with branded and own label innovative products they are now looking for a proactive Concept Technologist to join their team to help increase their portfolio.

The Role

We are seeking a Concept Technologist who will have the opportunity to work closely with the Development Chefs to highlight new trends which will translate into innovative new products. These will exceed the customer’s exceptions whilst meeting the business needs. You’ll take critical path responsibility from kitchen concepts to factory transfers. This will include initial trials ensuring translation of recipe methods and assembly are communicated effectively to the process team, whilst working with the buying team to ensure raw materials are onsite.

A significant part of the Concept Technologist role will be presenting to customers on and offsite. You’ll be preparing high quality presentations to demonstrate new concepts and improve existing products. You’ll be showing off your creative flair, planning food inspiration trips and mood boards which will be a vital part in bringing products to life.

The Person

This is the perfect role for an outgoing, creative and ambitious Concept Technologist who has is looking for an exciting complex product area to further their career. Ideally you’ll have previous relevant experience in a chilled food manufacturing environment where you’ve brought imaginative products to market. It is important that you have had a high level of exposure to major retailers as you’ll be a key part in customer communication throughout the concept phase. You’ll excel within a fast paced business and should be used to working to tight turnaround times efficiently.

If you are a dynamic team player with the determination to succeed within a customer facing development role we would love to hear from you. Apply now or call 0845 2600 737 for more information.


Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.