Principle Food Scientist - Materials Science, £70K, Berks

Job Ref: J24453
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 22 November 2017
  • Berkshire, England, UK
  • £58,000 - £60,000 per Annum
  • Tom Pickford
  • 0121 222 5344

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A successful food research centre based in Berkshire is currently recruiting for a Principle Scientist to provide technical leadership on Physical Chemistry and Materials Science research. This is a permanent role, starting as soon as possible, package - £58-60,000 + Bonus + Car.

The Role:

- Managing R&D projects into Physical Chemistry and Materials Science of foods - studying emulsions, foams, colloids

- Setting and managing strategies based on materials science expertise and market knowledge

- Providing technical support and leadership to a team of 7 managers (no direct reports)

- Identifying and developing business opportunities, acting as scientific leader

- Maintaining internal and external research partnerships

The Person:

- Recognised specialist in Materials Science and Physical Chemistry

- Relevant experience from any industry - food, pharma, personal care, coatings

- Proven background in formulating business strategies, ability to lead complex R&D projects

- Excellent business acumen - ability to shape/influence/impact business using technical expertise

If this role looks of interest please apply online. For further information please call Tom Pickford on 0121 222 5344.

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