Innovations Manager

Zest Recruitment
£50000 - £60000 per annum + plus benefits
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Exceptional opportunity to work with leading business whom are delivering innovation at the highest levels.

I am looking for an experienced individual who has a proven track record showing their creative flare, leading others and showcasing their passion within food.

This amazing opportunity will suit a self-motivated and enthusiastic foodie with excellent communication skills. You will need to have at least 5 years' experience within a similar role, be extremely confident developing products from concept to launch. You will ideally have a food degree and have excellent knowledge of food science. Or have the significant demonstrable experience. However, your passion for food and what you do is paramount.

You will be responsible for the improvement of existing products and also for the development of new products to help drive the growth of the business. You will work in collaboration with internal teams and key stakeholders to drive innovation.

In this diverse role - you will be leading new product development, developing and improving existing recipes or exploring new ingredients, bettering procedures and processes, liaising across departments, project manage development projects, help agree timelines and commercial targets. You will also help manage and optimise the development of the team to maximise the creative potential together.

This role would suit and existing Manager or Senior Development Technologist who is ready to take the next step.

Are you hungry to progress your career? Feel you meet the criteria detailed above, then click apply - alternatively you can send though your C.V to or phone 01780 483 999

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

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01780 483999/ 011732 52999
United Kingdom

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