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Development Technologist

Zest Recruitment
£26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate, Production, Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client is a renowned name in the food industry, known for its commitment to quality and taste. They are currently seeking a dedicated Development Technologist to join their esteemed New Product Development Team. With a focus on extensive training and development, this role promises a fulfilling and enduring career within a household name.

Position Overview:
The company is in search of a passionate Development Technologist to contribute to its renowned NPD Team. As a pivotal member of the team, the successful candidate will play a vital role in bringing new products to life. This opportunity offers the chance to join a well-established company and make a mark in the food manufacturing industry.

Key Responsibilities:
- Collaborating with cross-functional teams to develop and launch new food products.
- Conducting experiments, trials, and tests to optimise product formulations and processes.
- Assisting in the creation of prototypes and samples for customer presentations and sensory evaluations.
- Conducting research on market trends, ingredients, and technologies to inform product development.
- Supporting the scale-up and commercialisation of new products, ensuring they meet quality and regulatory standards.

- Degree in Food Science, Food Technology, or related field.
- Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment, preferably in NPD.
- Strong understanding of food processing techniques and ingredient functionality.
- Excellent organisational and project management skills.
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
- Passion for innovation and continuous learning.

- Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
- Extensive training and development opportunities
- Long-term career growth within a household name
- Collaborative and supportive work environment
- Opportunity to contribute to the creation of iconic food products

How to Apply:
Please get in touch on 01780 483 999 and ask for Emily or email with your up to date CV for further details.

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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