Beverage Development Technologist

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Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£25000 - £35,000
Posted
02 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Ref
AB35196
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Beverage Development Technologist

I’m currently working with a leading developer and manufacturer of natural products and extracts to the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Cosmetic and Food & Drinks industries. They have over 100 years’ experience in the sector, harnessing the latest in scientific techniques to meet the changing needs of markets and customers.

As part of their continued success, they are looking to recruit a Beverage Development Technologist to develop their portfolio of botanical extracts and utilise these across a broad range of beverage applications. To be responsive to customer briefs as well proactively generate presentations that highlight the expertise in the beverage sector.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of great tasting beverage applications using an existing extract portfolio
  • When necessary to help ensure that lab concepts are appropriately scaled up and successfully introduced to commercial production
  • In line with market trends to research and develop new botanical extracts suitable for use in beverage applications
  • Ensure a well maintained extract related database and take advantage of concepts that have been previously well received
  • Generate and update beverage category audits
  • Maintain extract sample database to ensure the timely facilitation of customer sample requests.
  • Develop customer relationships with targeted key accounts
  • Generate and support the delivery of presentations to targeted customers
  • Successfully manage customer related projects providing timely feedback through the course of the development
  • Generate appropriate technical documentation such as specifications, MSDS, formulation and manufacturing instructions

   

Requirements:

  • Degree or relevant Science/Food Technology qualification
  • Experience within the beverage related industry and a proven track record in product development
  • High level of project management skills
  • Good team player and comfortable as an interface with wider functions across the business
  • Have the ability to organise and lead meetings
  • Plans well and meets agreed schedules

The basic salary for the role is up to £30k and they are great development prospects.

Keywords: Food Technologist, Beverage Technologist, Process Technologist, Senior Technologist

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