Product Technologist

  • Technical
  • London / South East
  • £negotiable
  • W5668
  • If you would like to discuss this job, please contact:
    Dhrutee - 0345 2600 737

The Company

This is an incredible opportunity for a passionate and motivated Product Technologist looking for that elusive chance to work for one the UK’s best companies. Our client is an iconic business who continue to lead the way in food innovation and integrity, bringing thousands of high quality and great value products to discerning consumers every day.

The Role

In this diverse and challenging role you will take responsibility for the technical aspects of own label products, applying your technical expertise and managing the launch of exciting product categories. This will involve working with suppliers as well as internal teams to deliver products that are consistently high quality whilst remaining fresh, tasty and healthy with a competitive edge.

Drawing on collective experience and expertise to apply corrective and preventative action where necessary to reduce potential risk. With an eye for the here and now as well as the bigger picture you’ll develop and deliver quality improvement plans and strategic technical goals for your category, enhancing quality systems to uphold excellent standards throughout product lifecycles to guarantee a flawless product experience for consumers.

The Person

We are looking for a confident and motivated Technical professional with a Food Science or related qualification as well as a great understanding of ingredients and nutritional aspects of food production. You will ideally have worked within food manufacturing or retail, and are now looking for an exciting, high profile role to enhance your career. You'll need an exceptional working knowledge of technical and quality standards and product development as well as an analytical approach to improving products and processes.

Previous experience of working with suppliers to deliver a supply strategy in line with brand values and business goals would also be advantageous. Outstanding communication, influencing and relationship building skills are essential as you’ll be liaising with internal teams as well as suppliers on a regular basis, working with them to produce award winning products. In addition some travel will be required, so a valid UK driving licence would be useful.

So if you have first class communication and project management skills coupled with the technical prowess to make an impact within this respected business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

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Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.