Food Development Technologist

Job Ref: J25758
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 07 March 2018
  • Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England, UK
  • £22,200 - £30,000 per Annum
  • James Windridge
  • 0121 728 8459

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Title Food Development Technologist

Location Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Salary £22,200 to £30,000 Per Annum

My client is a premier food and drinks research company, providing technical, scientific, and consultative services to the food industry in a global capacity.

Benefits: This is an opportunity to join a market-leading company with a range of benefits including an attractive starting salary, 24 days holiday and pension scheme.

The role is to execute contract product development projects from initial idea generation, through recipe development and pilot plant trials. To undertake longer term research projects which include food and beverage development and case studies.

Job Role:Planning and execution of technical delivery as guided by your line manager or others within the team, ability to plan and manage your own time to meet deadlines. This will be on a blend of research contract and training projects. (50%)

Interpretation of results and preparation of client reports under supervision to agreed standards (10%)

Design and provide support training courses and present (PowerPoint) on external/internal training courses. (10%)

Responding to direct technical enquiries with support as appropriate using information retrieved from relevant sources. The frequency and complexity of which will build with time and experience. (10%)

Through implementation of business development strategies, stimulate areas of research, contract and training in line with the focus area of the job. (5%)

Preparing project proposals/tenders for clients to a level agreed with the line manager.(10%)

Maintenance of equipment and records for business management system purposes (5%)

Assist with hygiene/good housekeeping activities (5%)

Key skills

A graduate in a relevant scientific subject or equivalent (e.g. experience).

A technical knowledge of the food industry (science and technology) across multiple food sectors.

Experience of NPD and/or food processing.

A demonstrable understanding of NPD and food processing.

Good verbal and communication skills to support business development and training offerings

Effective time management skills relating to effective delivery and business practices.

Full UK/EU driving licence

Effective project management skills from recent experience.Generally, IT literate

Must have access to own transport as site is not accessible via public transport

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Sarah on 0121 728 8458

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacanciesKeywords: Food, Project, Science, Development

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.