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Senior Beverage Developer

DR Newitt
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Competitive starting salary + benefits
Closing date
19 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Development, Scientist
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
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Job Details

Are you the innovative type with a proactive and naturally creative nature? 

Are you looking for a new challenge in your NPD career?

Do you have experience in the development and production of beverages and soft drink flavourings?

In partnership with an established premium quality drinks producer, we are seeking a Senior Technologist.  

The business is a rapidly growing business supplying branded products to UK retailers and independent stores. This company boasts a healthy and innovative product range.

The role:

Lead the creation and/or development of liquid blends for new product (NPD) and existing product (EPD) projects, delivering results consistent with the business's product brand promise, quality standards and project briefs.

Work in Research and Development team to carry out relevant research and information gathering from suppliers, industry publications, events and other sources to ensure the business is up to date with the latest ingredient and related technology trends and advancements.

Support the Quality Manager to ensure any liquid blend related customer complaints and issues are addressed.

Support the Product Manager to ensure products meet regulatory requirements by ensuring all ingredients and associated packaging declarations are suitably compliant.

The candidate:
Qualification in Food Science or related discipline.
Experience in a similar role in the food and beverage industry
Familiarity with laboratory working and awareness of the appropriate Health & Safety needs.
The ability to carry out and record laboratory work accurately and in a tidy manner.
Able to apply creativity to work.
Able to work autonomously.
Ambition and determination to push boundaries and break new ground.
Time and task management.

What’s of offer?
A competitive salary, respective of professional experience
Holidays are 23 days plus bank holidays
Performance-based bonus
Perk box
Progression opportunity with training and development to a more senior role after an unspecified period 

A full job description and company brief will be provided on qualification. 
If you are interested in this position, then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.

Due to the high number of applications, you will only be contacted if your CV is of interest to the role.


Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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