Food Technologist

Recruiter
Sykes and Co Recruitment Limited
Location
Towcester
Salary
16000.0000
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a very successfully expanding business within the FMCG sector is currently looking for a hands on, proactive Junior New Product Development Technologist with an enthusiastic and positive attitude to join their close knit team. This role involves working within the kitchen, laboratory and office so day to day admin skills are a must. You must have an interest within the food / FMCG / wholesale industry as you will be responsible for making up and tasting a variety of different recipes / samples (these will be both wet and dry foods), logging all information into the IT system and in house database, recording all samples kept on site and the stock take of theses. You will be liaising with all in house staff as well as customers, clients, manufacturers, wholesalers.

This is a fantastic role for someone with a willingness to learn who is looking to grow and develop within the company. There is a lot of room for growth within this role with vastly exciting future prospects. We are looking for someone who has a huge passion for food and isn’t scared to wear many hats at one time with a 'can do’ attitude. You will be required to taste test everything which is being produced so being a "foodie" is a necessity.

You must possess the following attributes -
- A keen eye for detail
- Be able to work alone at times and use your own initiative
- Eager to learn
- Technical minded enabling you to put different ideas together and update systems
- Interest in food
- Not scared of tasting a variety of different foods / spices / recipes

A fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their next step within a growing company and who is looking for long term prospects.