Senior Development Technologist
Title Senior Development Technologist
Location Spalding - Lincolnshire
Contract Type Permanent - Full Time
Bakkavor Salads have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Development Technologist to join the team in their food manufacturing site in Spalding, Lincolnshire.
Your role will be to develop products from initial concept to hand over to the process development team to expected timescales and margins and to support the process development team until launch.
Is it essential that you have a flair and genuine interest for food and new product development. This will be coupled with experience of working in a product development team, preferably within the chilled food industry.
Innovate new products and processes in response to customer briefs to maintain and grow a creative catalogue of products for our customers
To motivate and inspire direct reports up to Development Technologist level to achieve personal development and continual improvement.
Manage focused development of new products to deliver the required margin for our customers and the business
Able to develop new products to meet internal and external standards and requirements for a broader area of responsibility
Presents new product and process facts and ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively to customers internally and externally and cross functionally
Overall awareness of comparative products from all major retailers/competitors
Working to a critical path plans, organises and controls resources to deliver products and processes to an agreed quality and timescale.
Monitors and benchmarks product quality of new and existing products and raises issues with Development Manager
Apply with a CV and covering letter
Salary £27,000 to £30,000