Development Technologist (Food)

23000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP28000/annum GBP23000-GBP28000
13 Apr 2017
02 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Development Technologist required by market leading manufacturer of healthy snacking foods for the UK's leading multiples and food service companies.

You will be joining a dynamic NPD team at an exciting time as it ramps up on some exciting development projects.

Working on the innovation and development of new and existing products you will facilitate NPD projects within the company, with tasks ranging from R&D work on a small scale through to full scale factory trials and launch.

The Development Technologist will maintain standards for product safety, legality, traceability, quality, hygiene and housekeeping requirements and you will interact with customers, suppliers and internal colleagues across most areas of the business.

Preferably Degree Qualified (or equivalent) in food science, technology, nutrition or a related discipline, you should have a real flair for food. Able to work autonomously and with a team, you must be able to deal with a complexity of products, be computer literate and have excellent communication skills.

Pleasant, confident and knowledgeable when customer facing, you should have prior experience in technical/quality or NPD roles within the food industry and be able to impart to customers the health, nutritional and dietary benefits of our client's products. Good project management skills essential