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Development Technologist

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

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate, Production, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Our client stands as a respected name in the food industry, renowned for its commitment to innovation and quality. They are currently seeking a talented Development Technologist to join their team. This role is open to both graduates and experienced professionals seeking to make an impact in the dynamic realm of food manufacturing.

Position Overview:
The company is in search of a driven Development Technologist to contribute to their continued success. As a valued member of the team, you will play a pivotal role in developing and enhancing the company's diverse range of food products. This role presents an exciting opportunity for both recent graduates and seasoned professionals to grow and thrive within a renowned organisation.

Key Responsibilities:
- Collaborating with cross-functional teams to develop new food products from concept to launch.
- Conducting experiments and trials to optimise product formulations and processes.
- Staying informed about industry trends and technological advancements to drive innovation.
- Conducting sensory evaluations and consumer testing to ensure product quality and satisfaction.
- Providing technical support during product scale-up and commercialisation phases.
- Maintaining accurate documentation and records of development activities.

- Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Food Technology, or a related field (for graduates).
- Previous experience in food product development or a related field (for experienced professionals).
- Strong understanding of food science principles and food manufacturing processes.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
- Effective communication and presentation skills.

- Competitive salary and benefits package.
- Hybrid working
- Collaborative and supportive work environment.
- Chance to work with a well-established name in the food industry.
- Potential for personal and professional growth.

How to Apply:
If you're passionate about food innovation and ready to take the next step in your career, please get in touch on 01780 483 999 and ask for Emily or email with your updated 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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