Product Development Technician (12 month contract)

b3 jobs
North West England
£20,000 - £26,000
02 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
Development, Graduate
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Product Development Technician (12 month Contract)

Job ref: 61336 | £20,000 - £26,000 | North West

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to work for an international, blue-chip company who manufacture and supply their own internationally recognised branded products into major UK retailers. Throughout the years their products have shaped fascinating markets and continually delighted consumers through quality and innovation.

The job

Working at a state of the art manufacturing facility, as Product Development Technician, the purpose of the role is to provide support to the NPD department in delivering the NPD plan and objectives plus to assist in sample preparation for project work, testing & presentations.

You will manage product samples including required documentation, cook products for internal sampling, test cooking instructions, assist with product presentations to visitors and customers, maintain the product database including photos and labelling information, assist with raw material assessments and track competitor products.

Your experience

You will be educated to a degree level or equivalent within a related food science / technology discipline and any previous food development experience is highly desirable. You will have a drive and passion for food, be process orientated with a hands-on attitude plus have good data interpretation and analysis skills. A full UK driving licence is essential (local travel).

More details

The Product Development Technician job is based in the North West region and is paying £20,000 - £26,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. This job is a 12 month contract.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Product Development Technician job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Victoria Holyoake, quoting job reference 61336.

What happens next

After applying for this job, I will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

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