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Senior Food Technologist

b3 jobs
£30,000 - £38,000
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

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Senior Food Technologist

£30,000 - £38,000
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8633

The company

The business provides scientific, technical, and legislative support to the food and beverage industries worldwide. The practical application of technical excellence lies at the heart of all they do and is supported by their industry-leading facilities, expertise, and knowledge.

About the Senior Food Technologist job

To execute product development and research projects from initial idea generation, through recipe and process development and pilot plant trials and undertake long term research projects which include food and beverage development and case studies. To contribute to the development and delivery of technical training courses.

Key tasks

  • Plan and execute technical delivery on research contract and training projects.
  • Interpretation of results and preparation of client reports under supervision to agreed standards.
  • Design and provide support training courses and present on external/internal training courses both online and face to face.
  • Respond to technical enquiries with support in an effective and timely manner.
  • Prepare project proposals for clients in order to maintain well established working relationships.
  • Maintenance of equipment and keep accurate records.
  • Assist with hygiene/good housekeeping activities, and maintaining overall cleanliness within work stations.

About You

The successful candidate should possess a minimum of 3 years NPD experience within food manufacturing industry. An understanding of the thermal processing of liquid products would be preferable and a Full UK/EU driving license.

  • Be an excellent communicator both written and verbally, internally, and externally.
  • Problem solves effectively with a forward-thinking attitude to prevent future instances.
  • An organised individual with accountability for own workload, as well effectively and openly within a team setting.
  • Excellent at analysing complex data sets.

More details

The Senior Food Technologist job is based in Gloucestershire and is paying £30,000 - £38,000 according to your experience.

The package includes hybrid working, 1 day per week during probation period, 2 days thereafter. Reward platform with employee discounts and rewards, 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays, buy and sell holiday scheme, a generous work save pension scheme with employee contributions matched by the company up to 10%, culture focus around work/life balance with an early finish on Fridays and a subsidised onsite restaurant.

The working hours are Monday - Friday / Office Hours.

Alternate job titles

Technical Administrator | Technical Assistant | Technical Coordinator | Technical Information Officer | Food Industry Technical Jobs | Specifications Technologist



Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

For a full up to date list of our jobs, visit

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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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