Moy Park

Product Development Technologist

Grantham, Lincolnshire
22 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Moy Park is one of the UK’s Top 10 food companies and one of Europe’s largest poultry producers. With a turnover of £1.4 billion the company employs over 12,000 people across 13 manufacturing locations in the UK, Ireland, France and Holland.  Moy Park is part of JBS, one of the world’s largest protein food companies. 

As the company continues its growth momentum, we wish to recruit for the following position:

Product Development Technologist

Job ref no: GR/APT/000386

Reporting to the Category Product Development Manager in this role you will be joining the team that is responsible for driving consumer led product development projects to meet our customer expectations. This is a varied and demanding site based role where you will be responsible for carrying out product development from concept approval through the factory trial process to launch, working closely with the centrally based NPD team.

You should be able to demonstrate previous experience working within product development, technical or operations within the food industry, or possess a third level qualification in food / science related subject. You will also be able to demonstrate a proven track record of contributing to successful business growth through your effective management of relationships with key retail customers. Preference will also be given to those with a proven track record working within product or process development of Coated and/or meat products

Strong interpersonal and communication skills are also a must as you will be expected to represent Moy Park and its values at customer presentations and events. Preference will be given to those who can demonstrate previous experience managing NPD projects and relationships with key customers. You will be highly organised, analytical and be able to demonstrate the ability to plan and manage project timelines, deadlines and associated workloads.

Due to the split site nature of our business this role will involve occasional travel, therefore a full driving licence and the flexibility to travel at short notice is essential.

In return we can offer you a rewarding position within a stimulating, commercially focused environment, along with a competitive salary and the benefits associated with working for a large company.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful, growing and leading company which provides opportunities for collaborative team based working, learning, development and career advancement together with attractive, competitive and comprehensive remuneration packages.

CLOSING DATE:   Tuesday 6th December 2016

Moy Park is an Equal Opportunities Employer