Product Technologist

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
18 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Nov 2018
Ref
F5732
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

This is an incredible opportunity for a passionate and motivated Food Technologist looking for the chance to work for a beloved UK institution. 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 their business.

The Role

In this diverse and challenging role you will take responsibility for the technical aspects for a range of branded products, applying your technical expertise and managing the launch of exciting products within your category. This will involve working with suppliers as well as internal teams to deliver products that are consistently high quality, whilst remaining a competitive edge.

Drawing on collective experience and expertise to apply corrective and preventative action where necessary to reduce potential risk. With an eye for the here and now as well as the bigger picture you’ll develop and deliver quality improvement plans and strategic technical goals for your category, enhancing quality systems to uphold excellent standards throughout product lifecycles to guarantee a flawless product experience for consumers.

The Person

We are looking for a confident and motivated Technical professional with a Food Science or related qualification as well as a great understanding of food and drink production. You will ideally have worked within food manufacturing or retail, and are now looking for an exciting, high profile role to enhance your career. 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. Previous experience of working with beverages would be advantageous. 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. In addition some travel will be required, so a valid UK driving licence would be useful.

If you’re a switched on Food Technologist looking for a high profile technical role then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.

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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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