Application Technologist

Salary: £45K
Sector: New Product Development
Location:
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Application Technologist

I’m currently working with a very well-known global flavours and fragrances business who have long history and fantastic reputation

They have an exciting opportunity for somebody to join an experienced and creative snacks team.

The primary function of the role is to apply snack taste systems (e.g. seasonings) onto customer bases, create snack prototypes, compound snack seasonings and monitoring of seasoning functionality.

The role of an Application Technologist includes:

• Application of snack seasonings on customer bases
• Compounding of snack seasonings
• Functionality testing of seasonings
• Trial and upscale support at customer facilities
• Project management & project administration
• Testing of flavours and seasoning in snack test bases
• Creation of snack base prototypes
• Participate in expert tasting panel & sensory panels
• Support the sales and marketing team in customer presentations
• Provide expert advice to internal quality, sensory, regulatory functions
• Maintenance of laboratory material and consumable stock
• Constant expansion of existing skills and knowledge
Required Skills
• A food technology / science or equivalent degree
• Excellent sensory abilities
• Creative, self-starter with ability to anticipate customer need and demonstrate exceptional service
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation and problem solving skills
• Demonstrate project management, time management, good written and verbal communication skills and ability to build relationships within team and externally with customers
• Fluent English, second European language desirable

Required Experience
• Experience in a relevant food manufacturing and/or seasoning /flavor business.
• Previous apprenticeship desirable (e.g. chef, pastry chef, baker)


The basic salary for the role is up to £40,000

If you’re looking for a new challenge with a fantastic business who are big on development, don’t delay in emailing your application either via the ‘apply now’ tab or emailing andy.banks@drnewitt.com

Keywords: Application Technologist, NPD, New Product Development
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Andy Banks
andy.banks@drnewitt.com

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