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Senior Development Technologist

Zest Recruitment
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Are you an innovative and experienced Product Developer looking to take your career to the next level? We are seeking a vibrant Senior Development Technologist to join our well-invested, fast-moving food manufacturing company in Leicestershire. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a creative product category, contributing to the development of unique and high-quality products.

As a Senior Development Technologist, you will lead the development of new and innovative products from concept through to launch. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including Marketing, Production and Quality Assurance. Conducting market research to identify trends and opportunities for new product development will be a key part of your role. Ensuring all products meet company standards and customer expectations will be crucial, as well as continuously improving existing products based on customer feedback and market trends.

To be successful in this role, you will need a minimum of 2 years' experience in product development, preferably within a fast-moving food manufacturing environment. You should have strong project management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent communication and teamwork abilities are essential, along with a creative mindset and a keen eye for detail. A proven track record of successfully launching new products in the market will set you apart as a candidate.

In return for your expertise and dedication, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, along with opportunities for career progression within our New Product Development (NPD) team.

If you are ready to join a forward-thinking company and contribute to its ongoing success, we want to hear from you! Please call Nicola on 01780 483 999 for more information, or email your CV to

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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