Senior Development Technologist

£28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: + benefits
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Kirsty Carter
Contract Type
Full Time
We’re seeking a driven development technologist with real passion for food and exception project management skills to join a £multi-million organisation providing high quality food products to the UK's leading retailers. You can be part of a great team delivering innovative and high quality products to their key customers.

The role:

  • You’ll lead Product Development activity across a key product category that includes both NPD and EPD projects.
  • You’ll have autonomy in managing development from concept through to launch and be a key driver to ensure products are delivered on time.
  • Using your knowledge of food and consumer trends you will deliver truly innovative first to market products.
  • Working to a gated process you will need to liase with a range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver products to market.
Your experience:
  • A graduate in a food science related subject or with depth of product development/process development role within the food industry.
  • You must have taken a lead role in delivering products to market and be a strong communicator able to lead meetings and present to colleagues and retail customers.
  • With excellent numeracy skills you’ll have experience of product costings and have hands on experience of leading factory trials.
  • Experience of working to a stage-gate process and with retail customers is advantageous.