Research & Development Technologist

Recruiter
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Location
Worksop
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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