FTC Senior Food Technologist, South East England
Location: South East England
Job type: Permanent
Are you a Food Technologist/Development Chef with experience developing dry seasonings for ambient snacks? If so, please read on…
Our client are a global and highly successful food manufacturer based in Buckinghamshire, and require a Senior Food Technologist to cover maternity leave on an initial 14 month Fixed Term Contract.
Reporting into the Product Development Manager and joining a friendly, cohesive and supportive team, the role offers excellent career progression and development to the successful candidate.
We welcome applications from experienced NPD candidates with excellent sensory abilities who have worked with snacks and seasonings previously.
Project management & seasoning development for NPD projects
Prepare and present customer presentations
Sample preparation for development and sensory/consumer research
Involvement in sensory tasting
Develop seasonings for snacks, create snack prototypes, compound snack seasonings and monitor of seasoning functionality
The successful candidate will have several years’ experience in developing dry seasonings and a track record of successful launches
Demonstrate a genuine passion for food combined with a sound knowledge of the consumer market
Food technology/science or equivalent degree desirable
Fluent in English, with a second European language desirable
In return for your efforts, there is a salary of £32 - £37k (dependent on your level of NPD experience), along with the following benefits:
Annual bonus – up to 8%
Single Company Paid Healthcare
Pension Scheme : employee 3%, 4%, 5%, employer 4.5%, 6%, 7.5%
Annual holidays - 25 plus public holidays
If you are interested in the above, please forward your CV to Jennifer.