Product Technologist – 12 Month FTC

Recruiter
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
25 Jul 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Ref
F5380
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

Retaining one of the strongest positions in the market place, our client is well known for innovative and exceedingly high quality products, holding the increasingly food-conscious consumer at the heart of all they do. They are now looking for a Product Technologist who is ready to start their next contract.

The Role

Working on a high-profile project, you will play a key role in the management of product quality and performance through maintaining accurate supplier information, ensuring clearly defined specifications and quality requirements are adhered to throughout the innovations process. You’ll also be managing the product sampling plan as well as developing the supplier benchmarking system, utilising customer panelling data to support continuous improvement initiatives and exceed consumer expectations.

As the product champion for the business you will work cross functionally to promote technical excellence throughout the company, ensuring quality and safety measures are adhered to. With your keen eye for detail coupled with your industry know-how you’ll obsessively follow up and resolve any complaints or issues to guarantee the brand’s reputation for excellent quality products that are great value for money.

The Person

We are looking for an outstanding foodie with a Food Science / Technology or Nutrition qualification, and a flair for technical innovation coupled with previous experience of working within the food retail or manufacturing industry. 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. 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. You must also have first rate project management skills and be able to work as part of project teams as well as on your own initiative.

So if you’re passionate about food, looking to apply your technical knowledge and seeking the opportunity to maximise your potential with this prominent food business then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.

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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.