With a mission to bring smiles to the faces of their consumers, this company delight and excite with their well-loved products that have played a part in the childhoods of many generations. They are now looking for a Product Development Technologist to help them on their continued journey of success.
In this role you will play a key part in growing the business, creating outstanding additions to new and existing ranges and generating delightful, original NPD concept. You will develop, communicate and deliver products from concept to launch, assessing ways to drive growth and innovation which unlock new opportunities.
Within your team you’ll be drumming up enthusiasm for new ingredients and trends, expressing a genuine passion and curiosity that can enhance concept possibilities. You will strive to become a subject matter expert, identifying market gaps, seeking new materials and investigating technologies that will continue to deliver the highest quality products on the market.
You will work collaboratively to form innovative new ideas and have the technical and imaginative skillset to create products that that truly shine in their respective categories without compromising on quality and taste.
We are looking for a confident and motivated Food Science graduate who has gained NPD experience in a food manufacturing environment with knowledge of developing branded products. You’ll have worked within a team to launch exciting new ranges and developed a good working knowledge of all aspects of NPD including technical requirements. Experience within confectionery or other sweet product sectors would be ideal.
A confident and calm demeanour, you will work well under pressure and seek challenge and also strive for excellence. You will be an exceptional team player, who has a passion for food and a desire to find solutions. Expert organisation and communication skills is also a key element in order to succeed in this diverse role.
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.