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Development Technologist, Food Manufacturing, Leicestershire

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
£25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Wanted! Ambitious foodie Graduate looking to progress a career in Product Development. Great opportunity to develop your skills in an innovative food business.

As Development Technologist you'll be working on a wide range of NPD projects for major retail customers. It's fast-paced and no two days are the same. You'll be working on customer briefs alongside the Chefs developing recipes in the test kitchen. Calculating costings and nutritionals and arranging product samples. You'll be involved in product testing and benchmarking, reviewing competitor products, and food trends.

Based at a large, leading manufacturing site, you'll be developing new and redeveloping existing chilled food products for the supermarket shelves. You'll be looking at new ingredients and packaging, improving nutritional values of products, and creating brand new concepts for UK consumers.

Reporting into the Senior Technologist you'll help to ensure all projects meet the right deadlines, products are of a high quality, and have all related paperwork accurate and on time. You'll have full training and support and the opportunity to take on more responsibility as you develop. This vacancy has arisen due to an internal promotion, and this is a business that offers plenty of opportunities for you to progress your career.

Benefits include a bonus, healthcare, pension, and 24 days holiday (plus bank holidays).

About you -
  • Food graduate with some industry experience in NPD
  • Passionate about food and the latest trends, enjoys being in the kitchen
  • Organised with good time management skills
  • A good communicator, able to build positive relationships with others
  • Team player, happy to roll up your sleeves and work hard

If this sounds like a match, click apply to send over your CV. Or get in touch for further details…

REF. RLP45930


Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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