Senior Development Technologist

  • Product Development
  • East Midlands
  • £negotiable
  • W5976
  • If you would like to discuss this job, please contact:
    Rachel - 0345 2600 737

The Company

This is an excellent chance to join a prominent food manufacturer producing innovative chilled products across a range of categories for retail customers. Highly ambitious and passionate about good food, they are now looking for an experienced Senior New Product Development technologist to help drive new projects.

The Role

Reporting to the NPD Manager you will strive to work collaboratively with your team in all aspects of bringing a new product to market - from initial concept through to launch. You will undergo benchmarking products regularly to stay commercially conscious and ahead of the game, in order to contribute to Blue Sky Innovation within the team to maximise competitor advantage. You will integrate your passion and creativity when revising, repeating and creating new products that keep the brief and the customers’ requirements at the heart of every step. You’ll use your experience and initiative to understand the importance of each milestone of the NPD process to guarantee success at each stage. Accurately prepare all necessary documentation to progress from concept to process handovers. You’ll utilise your expert food knowledge and confidence to present new products to key stakeholders, maintaining professionalism at all stages.

The Person

Suit a creative and commercially focused Senior Technologist ready to take on a new challenge in an exciting and innovative category. You will have a food science / nutrition qualification and experience of working in a similar development role for a food manufacturer in the chilled sector. Strong enthusiasm as well as great presentation, communication and interpersonal skills are essential along with the ability to motivate and support your team’s development.

If you like to think outside the box to provide creative solutions and have the drive and passion for food innovation then apply now.

Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, 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.