This job has expired

Development Technologist

Magenta International
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Closing date
16 Sep 2021

View more

Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

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.



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
020 8547 3399
2 Ram Passage
Kingston upon Thames
United Kingdom
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert