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Development Technologist - Chilled Food for Retail

£24,000 - £30,000 per annum plus extensive company benefits

South East and London

REF: FTL895489

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Scared of heights?!

Most people suffer from vertigo in everyday life... it's the thought of falling and the impact at the bottom, right?

But what if you wanted to scale lofty heights in your career. You'd be more adventurous I'm sure. Well this opportunity wants you to harness-up and grab the ladder with both hands.

If you have a Degree in Food Science or Culinary Arts and you have a real infatuation with food, then here you go. Get ready to climb.

Our client is a market leading Food Manufacturer who wants to increase the New Product Development Team with a Technologist to assist them with customers like Marks & Spencer and Tesco.

Producing chilled ready meal products, you will be working with incredibly talented colleagues from Development Chefs, Process Technologists and NPD Managers. Along with a Commercial Team, you are responsible for bringing the latest food trends to the aisles of the UK's most popular supermarkets.

Considering the nutritional values, flavour profiles, where the products sits within the category and the extended range. Does the packaging match the qualities and specific message you are portraying with the product?

Its a fully involved role, from concept to launch, presenting findings back to the team before you are ready to present to the customers. Demanding, encompassing and very rewarding.

Have you thought about how satisfying it would be to see your food on the shelves - front and centre, available to millions of customers every week? Not bad eh?

You're in good hands with this company. Like many businesses of this size you can expect great benefits from day one, but also a structured succession plan for you to grow personally and professionally here.

If you're serious about a career within food, and your qualifications can be backed up with a work ethic, curiosity and devotion to making some of the nation's favourite meals, we want to hear from you.

Ref FTL895489

Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778

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