Development Technologist

South West England
up to £26,000
29 Nov 2016
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Development Technologist

Job ref: 60796 | up to £26,000 | South West

The company

This is a great opportunity to join a large chilled food group who supply own branded products into all the major retailers. A well recognisable product, the business is innovative and can offer a rewarding working environment plus progression within the company for the right candidate.

The job

As Development Technologist, the purpose of your role is to provide a comprehensive new product development service to the site, ensuring customer briefs are met in a timely and controlled manner and to ensure the company meet all customer requirements. With direction from the NPD Manager, you will respond to NPD briefs for both external customers and brand, developing and documenting new concept recipes that match the brief, and within the timescales agreed. You will also attend and/or support customer presentations in conjunction with the NPD Manager, represent the business in a professional manner and effectively communicating feedback to site.

Your experience

To be considered for the NPD Technologist job, you will ideally be degree educated in a food science / technology or related discipline. You will have solid NPD experience preferably within chilled prepared products and any exposure to working with the UK retailers is highly desirable. To succeed, you will be able to demonstrate a passion for the food industry, possess strong communication skills plus have a creative, flexible and innovative approach.

More details

The Development Technologist job is based in the South West region and is paying up to £26,000 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 60796.

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