Research Team Leader (Ingredients)

CPA Recruitment
35,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Closing date
5 Feb 2021

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Development, Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Team Leader (Ingredients)


35,000 - 40,000



Job Purpose

To grow the technical capabilities of the ingredients team, develop new business, build industrial and academic links, lead a key business growth strategy, manage projects from scoping to delivery and contribute in the development of the team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working with clients and colleagues to identify new project opportunities 
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with clients and current and potential collaborators 
  • Preparing project proposals, identifying funding opportunities and securing funding 
  • Managing quality and pace of execution of projects 
  • Promoting the services of the department externally 


Skills and Experience

  • Higher degree or equivalent in relevant subject (food science, chemical engineering, biochemistry or similar)
  • 3-5 years’ experience within the food industry in a role requiring scientific understanding of ingredients or food/beverages
  • Time management and financial awareness
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Project and resource management
  • Awareness of Design to Value principles, or experience of cost reduction through product redesign
  • Broad knowledge of ingredients functionalities

For further information please contact Lesa Lynch on 0208 203 1000 or email a CV to


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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