Our client is the market leader in the formulation of gelling agents and stabilisers to the food and pet industries. Their growth is unprecedented with sales to many of the well-known branded food and pet food businesses on a worldwide basis.
As the business continues on its next stages of growth, an R&D position is available at our northern site to support customer needs as well as create the pipeline of innovative products to support the businesses 5-year growth plans.
This is a senior management role, reporting to the Technical Director, with some worldwide travel required.
- Working with the directors to develop a clear innovation product roadmap for the business
- Hands-on creation of world beating innovative products for the food and pet food sectors
- Development trials of new products with the Sales team at customers and suppliers
- Supporting the development and reformulation of existing products
- Creative and professional.
- Experience gained in the food and/or pet industry.
- Successful track record of bringing innovative products to market.
- Customer focussed individual with commercial acumen
- Management skills to lead, develop and motivate others.
- Self-starter, hands-on energetic and an excellent communicator through all mediums including IT.
- Team player.