Development Technologist

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
23 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Ref
F5618
Function
Development, Graduate
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

This high profile food business are leading the supplying a broad customer base with a wide range of innovative products. They are now looking for a Development Technologist to join their development team to create delicious market leading products.

The Role

This fast paced role will allow you the chance to really apply your creative culinary skills as well as your commercial acumen, using your knowledge of the latest food trends to develop new concepts for the company’s extensive product range. You’ll be assisting with the management of the NPD process in line with the critical path, organising and coordinating day-to-day activities including producing samples and recipes, supporting the Development Chefs and Managers and gathering key market information for customer presentations. You will liaise closely with internal teams to effectively deliver project plans and innovation strategy whilst keeping in regular contact with customers to ensure their needs are met.

The Person

We are seeking a motivated Technologist with a food related degree, ready to step up to their next challenge. Ideally you will have previously worked in a similar NPD role where you have developed products for the major multiples. You will have gained a good grasp of the NPD process from concept to launch along with strong project management skills and commercial awareness. Good attention to detail, excellent organisational skills and a passion for food will also be essential to succeed in this position.

If you’re looking to work for an established food business with good future prospects then apply or give us a call on 0345 2600 737.

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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.

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