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Packaging Technologist, Food, 3-month FTC
, London
, £300
 - £350
per annum
Health & Safety Officer, Food Manufacturing
, North Yorkshire
, £30000
 - £35000
per annum
Account Executive, Food Manufacturing
, Cambridgeshire
, £25000
 - £31000
per annum
 + Bonus & great package
Innovation & Technical Lead
, Hertfordshire
, £65000
 - £85000
per annum
 + Package
Process Technologist, Food Manufacturing
, Norfolk
, £30000
 - £35000
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Senior Process Technologist, Food Manufacturing
, Cornwall
, £35000
 - £40000
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Development Jobs
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Development Jobs

Product Development and Innovation are at the heart of the Food & Drink industry. Focus covers all Development jobs within the food and drink industry.

Covering the full remit of roles in NPD, R&D, and Innovation; we help Companies find the best talent for their teams.  From Graduate Food Technologist and Development Manager roles through to Development Director / Head of Food level.  Culinary focused NPD through to Scientific R&D roles.

Businesses we recruit for include Food & Drink Manufacturers (Brands and Own Label), Ingredients Suppliers, Retailers, and Hospitality Groups. From small start-ups to Global FMCG brands, Major Retailers, and QSR chains. Take a look at the categories and sectors we recruit in.

Whilst we mainly recruit in the UK, we manage international recruitment projects too, notably in Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, and Australia.

Using tenacity and innovative solutions, we’ve a great track record in delivering on hard-to-fill roles and specialist positions.  Such as those requiring specific research, academic or category experience.  We recently delivered a challenging brief to find a PhD qualified Fermentation specialist for the plant-based category.  Another tricky position was solved through a senior R&D candidate we approached in Asia who relocated to the UK.

For candidates, we provide honest advice and support to achieve your career goals.  From Graduates looking to commence their career in the food industry through to experienced senior leaders looking for the next challenge or facing an unexpected redundancy situation.  We support with career and interview guidance, up to date information on the jobs market and opportunities to suit your skill set, values, experience, and ambitions. If you are looking for development jobs contact our team today.

Rachel Parkin

Principal Consultant & Co-owner

Nicole Moloney

Principal Interim Consultant & Co-owner

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Found 51 jobs.
Salary: £65000
- £85000
+ Package
Type: Permanent
Function: Development, Technical
Location: Hertfordshire
Reference: RLP47775
Opportunity to shape a brand-new role in a global, fast-growing food business.
Salary: £30000
- £37000
Type: Permanent
Function: Development
Location: North Wales
Reference: RLP47765
Creating delicious new concepts for major UK retail customers.
Salary: £50000
- £55000
Type: Permanent
Function: Chefs, Development
Location: London
Reference: RLP47761
Creating innovative menus for customers worldwide. A high-profile role with a leading global food business.
Salary: £30000
- £35000
Type: Permanent
Function: Chefs, Development
Location: Norfolk
Reference: RLP47757
Opportunity for an innovative Chef to showcase their culinary skills in retail food development.
Type: Permanent
Function: Development
Location: London
Reference: RLP47618a
This job is now CLOSED – for similar roles please check the Development function.
Type: Interim / Fixed Term
Function: Development
Location: Cheshire
Reference: NCM47750
Excellent opportunity to work on an exciting project to launch a brand-new range of food products.
Salary: £28000
- £30000
Type: Permanent
Function: Development
Location: london
Reference: RLP47735
Great opportunity for a Food Graduate looking to develop a career in NPD.
Salary: £24000
- £28000
Type: Permanent
Function: Chefs, Development
Location: Bedfordshire
Reference: RLP47718
Great opportunity for an ambitious Chef looking for a career in Food Development.
Salary: £28000
- £32000
Type: Permanent
Function: Development
Location: Cheshire
Reference: RLP47680a
Join a food business that truly invests in its Innovation team – creating delicious new concepts for the supermarket shelves…
Salary: £40000
- £50000
Type: Permanent
Function: Development
Location: UK Wide
Reference: RLP47710
Unique opportunity to use your food innovation expertise for good in the charity sector.

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