Development Technologist

  • Product Development
  • East Midlands
  • £negotiable
  • W6093
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The Company

One of the UK’s most successful food business are looking for a passionate and driven Development Technologist to support the creation of new products across an innovative and fast moving category

The Role

Reporting to the NPD Manager, you will work with the creative talents of Development Chefs to devise exciting new concepts that keep your category in tune with the latest market developments and ingredient trends. You’ll be responsible for recipe development, using your understanding of product costings and technical aspects to ensure new products are consistently produced with quality, costs and customer values in mind.

You will also work closely with the process and technical teams to ensure product launches are successful and launch on time.

The Person

We are looking for an enthusiastic Development Technologist with creative flair and some experience within a food manufacturing environment. Ideally, you’ll have worked in a similar fast paced innovations role where you have gained an understanding of developing product for the major retailers. You understand the NPD process, can manage multiple projects and work well within a team.

Good commercial awareness, an eye for detail and passion for food is also a must have along with great communication, organisation and presentation skills too.

So if you’re a foodie who can work with pace and tenacity to translate innovative ideas into market leading products then then apply now or get in touch with Jodie for more information: Tel: 0345 2600 737 / E: jodie@blue-spark.org.uk

We do our utmost to get back to candidates quickly but if you have not heard back from us within 5 days then your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, I am sorry to say that we are unable to respond to candidates that do not possess the required food & drink industry experience required for our vacancies.