Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Food Development Technologist, Lancashire

Location: North West

County / State: Lancashire

Job type: Permanent

Category: New Product Development

Reference: JDB15079

Consultant: James Blackshaw

Start date: Asap

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum


Experience Food Development Technologist, needed to help further drive a market leading branded food manufacturer.

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Food Development Technologist to help further develop its growing management team. Having recently gone through a period of significant transition and re-branding, where it invested heavily within its manufacturing facilities, this business now needs to ensure that it continues to lead the market and build on recent successes. This newly created role will enable the successful candidate to both grow and develop with the brand.

As with many roles, this client seeks to find an individual with a combination of diligence, pro-activeness and above all someone who is a future leader and isn't afraid to make themselves heard across the business. Within this role you will be leading projects and deputising for the Head of Development when they are off site. Therefore, it is essential that you have prior experience of organising factory trials and the management of critical control paths; consequently a minimum of two years experience within a food manufacturer would be ideal. A key aspect of this position will involve you establishing a great working relationship with other departments such as Production, Purchasing and Technical.

What you need in order to be considered for this Food Development Technologist role:

  • A real passion for your work accompanied with a drive for results
  • The ability to set high standards both independently and within the team
  • The capacity to deal with other departments in an effective manner
  • A true project leader, that can bring a team together

This is the ideal opportunity to join a market leading brand, which values investment in both developing of its people and its brand.

Due to the location of the business, this position would be best suited to those living within commutable distance from Preston.

If you feel that you meet the required skills and have the drive to succeed in this role, please apply today to be considered.

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REF. JDB15079 By Focus Management

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