Development Technologist

Spalding, Lincolnshire
Up to £25,000 dependent on your experience
12 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Title: Development Technologist    

Location: Spalding - Lincolnshire

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time    

Hours of work: Mon-Fri 08.30-17.00

Salary: Up to £25,000 dependent on your experience.

Job Description

Bakkavor Salads are seeking a Development Technologist to join our Food Manufacturing site in Spalding.
This role requires someone who has a flair and real interest in food and product development.
We are looking ideally for someone with experience of working in a product development team, preferably in the chilled food industry but this role would also be a great first step for someone who has recently graduated with a Food Science degree (or similar) and is passionate about a career in food.
Accountabilities of a Development Technologist are:

  • Support the development team to develop and innovate new products and processes
  • Record all required information to generate an accurate costing
  • Presents facts and ideas clearly and accurately
  • Overall awareness of comparative products from major retailers
  • Plans, organises and controls resources to deliver concept samples to an agreed quality and timescale
  • Required to assist chefs in producing concept samples in the kitchen
  • Assists in the monitoring and benchmarking of product quality of new and existing products

A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, a clean driving licence (you will need to visit customer/other sites) and a flexible approach to working hours are essential.
If you can demonstrate your passion for food development and have experience in this field or are a recent graduate with a food related degree, we would like you to apply online with your CV


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