Senior Development Technologist, Bakery, Hampshire

Recruiter
Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Location
Winchester
Salary
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
07 Feb 2017
Closes
07 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

If you are an experienced Development Technologist and love cakes then this is the perfect role for you.

Based in Hampshire my client is a successful food manufacturing business supplying a variety of bakery products into foodservice, in-store bakery and retailers both in the UK and globally. Clients include Waitrose, Tesco, Starbucks and Pret. Products include muffins, and cinnamon swirls. It is part of a family-owned global business, the UK businesses have enjoyed significant growth and it has further expansion plans in the pipeline. This business is a customer-focused business with a caring culture.

This role will report into the NPD Manager and will involve working closely alongside a Product Developer and Graduate Development Technologist. You will work on both NPD and EPD work and will be customer-facing.

You will be involved in hands-on recipe development in the kitchen right through to scaling it up in the factory and presenting to customers. This will include managing your own projects and being responsible for keeping both internal and external teams updated. The role will involve sensory evaluation, supporting paperwork for internal and external presentations, product costings and being fully aware of the category and trends insight.

To apply you will ideally have a degree in food and a number of years industry experience working in product development.

Functional Requirements;

  • Somebody who wants to make a difference
  • Creative, innovative, logical and enthusiastic approach
  • Team player
  • Ability to use own initiative whilst in a team environment
  • Self-motivator with good organisation skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Competent using Word, Excel and Power-Point

Apply today for further information my client has an urgent need due to the site being very busy, so if you like fast paced and lots of projects to juggle this is the role for you.

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REF. NCM14763 By Focus Management

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