Senior R+D Laboratory Manager

CPA Recruitment
up to £60k + package
Closing date
18 Nov 2019

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Senior R+D Lab Manager

Up to £60k depending on experience + benefits


Ref: FMW38577


A global operation and multi-sited team, this role will support research and development projects to drive growth in markets internationally. You will be working with world class ingredients that appear in food and drinks all over the planet. 

The Role

A laboratory manager experienced in food technology, you will oversee this function and provide technical application advice to the sales teams and customers. This will help the innovation team drive growth in various areas of the food and beverage industry.

You will oversee development of new products from idea to commercialisation and interpret data in order to provide technical direction in projects. R+D performance must be measured against business objectives and you will need to maintain knowledge of technology and competitor activity. Resolving customer queries is key and producing project reports for customers and internal technical staff. You will independently perform tests and analyses using a variety of methods and techniques, using your problem solving skills. There will also be some general overall maintenance of the lab and you will take ownership of this whole function.

Personal Profile

• Strong industrial experience in product innovation in the food industry is required
• A master’s degree or a doctorate in Food Science, Enzymology, Bio Chemistry or a related subject is required;
• Significant experience in the European food industry ideally with people management experience
• You must be open to occasional travel, mainly within Europe, Asia and the United States

Ref Code: FMW38577

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Sarah to  

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Contact Us
  • Eclipse House
  • 20 Sandown Road
  • WD24 7AE
  • GB
  • 020 8203 1000
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