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Food Technologist (Customer Facing)

Silven Recruitment Limited
South East England
£22000 - £30000 per year
Closing date
6 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Food Technologist (Customer Facing)


Job Title:  Customer Food Technologist

Location:  Cambridgeshire, Norfolk , Lincolnshire,  Wisbech , Kings Lynn, Downham Market, Spalding

Salary: c £22-30k


This a great opportunity for a Food Technologist to join a talented NPD Team , they  are looking for someone who wants a career in NPD and wants to develop their skills , moving into a customer facing Product Manager. Super opportunity for someone who has some experience and wants the next step !  *** Graduates Welcome***


The Company:


  • Supplier of chilled/ Convenience products into all major retailers
  • The business represents an ideal place for a candidate with an appetite for managing change and improvement who wishes to bring their experience of good practice and leadership into an environment that encourages autonomy, participation and team working.


The Role:

  • You will be responsible for ensuring that strong and proactive relationships are built with retail technical representatives and all requirements are managed efficiently.
  • Represent the business in customer technical meetings, visits and audits, feeding back all relevant information to the wider team and following up actions appropriately.
  • Proactively engage with the retailer’s technical representative to ensure continuous and mutually beneficial development of the account.
  • Actively work with the NPD team to lead and drive the delivery of new product development projects.
  • Proactively engage in site-wide initiatives and projects to improve quality and shelf life .


The Person:

  • Degree educated in Food Science, Food Technology or similar
  • 1+ year experience in a food technical role ( Industrial Year out experience is welcome)
  • Knowledge of HACCP, Auditing, Food Safety.
  • Excellent communication skills, well organised and a resilient strong work ethic
  • A high customer focus with the ability to inspire key stake holders to develop products we are proud of.
  • The ability to listen and share the ideas of others and build upon these.


Due to the high volume of responses to online advertisements, regrettably we are only able to acknowledge successful applications. If you have not been contacted within 7 days, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting MC/9461  to Max Cable  or for a confidential discussion, please ring me 07792  465247



The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

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