Research & Development Technologist

Owen Daniels Consultancy Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
R & D Technologist My client is looking for an experienced R&D Technologist to support business growth and sustainability through New Product development in a fast moving and innovative blue-chip company. R & D Technologist – Key Requirements: •Reporting into the NPD Manager and working as an integrated member of the NPD team. •Developing concept samples within cost and nutritional requirements to obtain customer sign off. •Analyse technical data, forming trends and reports to influence decision making •Customer facing ensuring client confidence is maintained. •Presenting samples and project status to customer. •Organising samples for customer panel, sensory assessment, nutritional analysis etc •Factory liaison to ensure optimum process parameter’s. •Organising and conducting factory trials with the support of a factory and quality team. •Ensuring all factory and quality requirements are met regarding allergen control and ingredient sourcing. •Liaison with internal team members to ensure all project requirements are observed, supply chain, procurement, quality, engineering, factory. •Generation of technical specifications and documentation to support launches and existing product development. •Operating to best technical practice, maintaining food safety, legality, quality and customer requirements. •To drive innovation through the sourcing of new raw materials and seeking out new technologies. •Operating to best technical practice, maintaining food safety, legality, quality and customer requirements. •Team working and integration essential to ensure a cohesive and supportive team environment. R & D Technologist – Details: •Standard working hours 8.30 - 5.00pm However flexibility of working hours is mandatory as per job requirement. •Travel between UK and EU sites may be required as the projects dictate and will require periods of time away from place of work, including overnight travel. R & D Technologist - Other requirements: •Clean full driving licence •Excellent team working skills •Flexible approach