Research & Development Technician

DR Newitt
Up to £20,000
01 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Research & Development Technician (A level Student / Graduate)

Salary up to £20k plus benefits

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a leading supplier of ingredients to the food, beverage and flavours industry. They’re very well established and have achieved a strong growth pattern in volume and diversification.

The Role:

  • Work on product and process development with support of the R&D Manager
  • Assist in implementing and optimizing production processes
  • Assist in scale-up and monitoring of processes for new products
  • Responsible for day to day running of the laboratory
  • Assis in providing technical support to the business for process and products
  • Highlight required areas for improvement
  • Participate fully in relevant training courses
  • Coach/Train unskilled staff where required

The Candidate:

  • Science background to A level standard (or equivalent) and good level of maths or English
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work in collaboration with other departments
  • Takes ownership of problems and, where possible, resolves them without passing
  • Looks for opportunities to constantly improve the process
  • Is receptive to new ideas and methods
  • Participates fully in relevant training courses

This is a fantastic opportunity for a student with a science background to A level (or equivalent) or degree standard. The basic salary is up to £20,000 plus benefits.

If you’re interested in this role, please send an up to date CV to or call 0161 833 0181.

Keywords: Ingredients, Food & Drink, Flavours, Research & Development, Science, Laboratory

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