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Development Technologist

Job Title: Development Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shepton Mallet
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Overtime, Holiday, Pension
Reference: 1111
Contact Name: Suraj Chauhan
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Job Published: October 18, 2019 16:40

Job Description

Development Technologist - Days

Salary: £26,000 - £30,000

Location: Somerset

To work as an integral part of the development team in producing innovative food products that can be mass produced without any loss of quality or taste that reflect our customer's trends and requirements. Provide support at all key stages from concept / ideation to handover to the Process team ensuring a smooth transition

Qulaifications / Experience Needed

  • Food Science / Technology degree
  • Proven and demonstrable knowledge of Development processes and ideally experience within similar previous categories, but also different food areas 

Skills required for the Development Technologist:

    • To assist and develop new products both proactively and in partnership with Customers
    • To create and maintain excellent working relationships with our Customers
    • Duties cover kitchen concept work, pilot plant trials and factory trials
    • To coordinate and support the NPD process from concept to launch on assigned projects
    • To ensure assigned projects are assessed to meet required Food Safety and Quality parameters
    • To ensure required documentation is completed, transparent and provides due diligence
    • To liaise with suppliers regarding new ingredients to ensure they meet the Customer and Company policies
    • Artwork checking and approval ensuring legal requirements are met as required
    • To provide support on ingredient / product / process issues on live products
    • To provide assistance on assigned Factory C.I. projects

The Maintenance Engineer will benefit from:

  • Working for one of the largest manufacturers in the South West.
  • Excellent salary & benefits package
  • The chance to join an established, hardworking team
  • Progression and development opportunities
  • Internal & external training courses


If you are interested in this role and feel that you have the right skills, then please click apply at the bottom of this advert.

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