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Development Technologist

Employer
Magenta International
Location
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary
£26000
Closing date
16 Sep 2021

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Function
Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

This major food manufacturer is looking for a Development Technologist to assist and support the NPD team in the development and launching of new and exciting products.

Relevant Degree in food science or similar with at least 1 years’ industry experience in a similar role (relevant placement experience would also be considered)

Paying up to £26000

Plus: Competitive Pension

Onsite free car parking, social committee events/discounts

Retail Discounts

Company staff shop (discounted products)

Free eye testing, dental treatment payments,

Service entitlement Vouchers.

 Introduce a friend scheme

 Christmas Vouchers

Reporting to the Development Manager

Key duties will include;

  • Production of development samples that meet the requirements of the NPD brief and are technically and financially feasible.
  • Provision of accurate and comprehensive project information
  • Source new raw materials in line with Technical and Purchasing guidelines
  • Working closely with Technical for the production of samples for shelf life and nutritional analyses.
  • Co-ordination of factory trials.
  • Support the on-site technical team in generating internal and external customer documentation.
  • Support the team’s co-ordination and ownership of product launches.
  • Support the Technologists management of Development projects.
  • Understanding of full site product portfolio and operational processes.
  • Support the presentation/demonstration of development samples to existing and potential customers to facilitate the development process.
  • Maintain areas to acceptable standards of hygiene.

Key Requirements:

  • The ability to communicate and present your ideas in a clear and positive approach
  • You will be self-motivated with good time management skills
  • Ability to work from recipe sheets to produce factory samples
  • Awareness and understanding of factory equipment and processes
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a factory environment, scaling up recipes and conducting trials
  • Awareness of food quality standards
  • Mathematical abilities esp. Percentages
  • Driving licence would be advantageous
  • Flexible approach to working hours

Applicants should hold health & safety, food safety and basic HACCP qualifications. The ideal candidate must be reliable, conscientious, possess a strong team ethic and have a positive attitude.

 

Company

Magenta International Ltd offers a complete recruitment service into the Technical, Operational and Commercial sectors of Food and Beverage Manufacturing industry throughout the UK.

We supply across all levels, both on a staff and interim/contract basis into the following disciplines:

  • Technical, Quality Assurance & Quality Control
  • Product & Process Development
  • Production, Operations & Planning
  • Food Safety & Law
  • Engineering & Maintenance
  • Hygiene, Health & Safety & Environmental
  • Warehouse, Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Laboratory / Microbiology 
  • Sales, Marketing, Business Development & Procurement
  • HR & Finance
Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 8547 3399
Location
2 Ram Passage
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey
KT1 1HH
United Kingdom
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