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Dairy R&D Technologist, Northern Ireland

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Northern Ireland
Package dependent on experience
Closing date
7 Mar 2019

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New Product Development
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Feeling a bit stale at work? Here's a role with variety and autonomy that you can really make your own.

As Dairy R&D Technologist here, no two days will be the same.

You'll have full responsibility for product development at a manufacturing site that produces both branded and private label dairy products.

One day you'll be carrying out competitor analysis, then reformulating recipes to meet cost or nutritional guidelines. Another day might involve getting on a plane to present to customers, or visiting a supplier to look at new packaging. You'll spend time working with the factory teams on product trials and work with colleagues in finance on product costings.

So, you won't be bored, and hopefully you'll thrive off that. You should also be knowledgeable and genuinely interested in dairy product development, understanding protein structures and emulsification, probably backed up by a food science degree.

You'll be a self-starter who enjoys managing their own time and getting things done. You won't be micro-managed here but will be well supported by colleagues by on and off site. Whilst you'll be based at the site in Northern Ireland, there will be travel involved so a driving licence and car to get to the airport are needed.

What's great here is the real focus on staff training and development. This is a company that promotes from within and offers long-term (often life-long) career opportunities. You'll have the autonomy to manage your time, manage customer relationships and manage your projects. So, if you're feeling stifled where you are now, this could provide the freedom and responsibility you're looking for.

Sound good?

Click apply to send your CV or get in touch to discuss in more detail. Look forward to hearing from you!

Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778 REF. RLP895042a

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Focus Management Consultants (FMCL) commands a premier position in the Food and Drink industry. Established in 1990 in the recruitment sector, it comprises eight specialist divisions each offering a bespoke, confidential and targeted response to client needs and offering candidates a route through to the leading employers in the food and drink industry.  It works in partnership with a number of key food and drink manufacturers, retailers and foodservice businesses in the UK and on the global stage.  

Providing solutions across Manufacturing, Retail, Foodservice, Food Technology, Product Development, Purchasing, Supply Chain, Engineering, HR, Sales and Marketing from Graduate to Board level.

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