Product Development Technologist (Graduate applications accepted)

CPA Recruitment
Nottinghamshire (GB)
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Product Development Technologist (Graduate applications accepted)


East Midlands

The Company
Working for one of the leading food producers within the UK, our client manufactures a range of produces including many well-known branded products. 

The Role
The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of new products via project work from ideas through to implementation.

Key Accountabilities
•    To deliver or support the delivery of new and existing product development for the related product area.
•    Support pilot plant trials and factory trials with operations, process, and site technical teams at relevant sites. Liaise with all site functions to progress projects.
•    Support generation of document control and process relating to project.
•    Project team member representing development.
•    Monitor current trends and consumer food behaviors
•    To work with the wider team to further consumer and sensory understanding of category
•    Understand the ingredients relating to specific products and work with suppliers.
•    Maintain contact with internal and external organisation to ensure issues are assessed and acted upon accordingly.
•    Link to the technical support function at all sites of manufacture (internal and co-manufacture) to ensure efficient delivery of all programs.

Person Profile
•    1-2 years development experience preferable.
•    Knowledge and awareness of ingredient functionality
•    Knowledge/ experience of differing manufacturing processes (e.g. pasteurisation/sterilisation) would be advantageous
•    BSc Food Science/Technology or related degree, 
•    Intermediate Food Hygiene 
•    Innovative and creative
•    Ambitious and self-motivated.
•    Great communication skills.

REF: FMW40410


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE

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