New Product Development / Process Development / Process Technologist / Food Manufacturing
£Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Our client is a leader in global food ingredients and flavour markets as well as branded consumer foods. Headquartered in Tralee, Ireland, the group employees over 20,000 people throughout their worldwide manufacturing, sales and technical centres and supplies over 10,000 products!
To support their rapid growth, our client currently has a new and exciting opportunity for a hardworking and dedicated individual to join their New Product Development team based at their site in Ossett. Reporting directly to the Technical Manager, the main purpose of this role is to optimise processes and recipes along with developing projects for retailer in the UK. Within this role, your main responsibilities will include sourcing new raw materials, running projects from concept through to factory trial and launch and providing retailers with all relevant information including shelf life. You will also be expected to investigate new technologies / developments, run taste panels and analyse the results and have an awareness of commercial implications.
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in food science or technology and will have previous working knowledge of the food industry and UK retailers. Quick to learn and confident in your approach, you will possess excellent interpersonal skills and will be happy when communicating with people at all levels. With your excellent decision making skills you will be content to work alone or as part of a team and you will adapt quickly to different working environments.