Product Developer (Physicist / Food Science/ Materials Chemist) - South

Posted 3 February by Hudson Shribman

Product Developer (Physicist / Food Science/ Materials Chemist) - 32-40k Strong Bonus + Benefits

South East Ref: ABJ3095

As a product developer with experience in physics, food science or materials engineering or design you will provide technical input and support to develop consumer relevant innovations with a robust proof of application package for new products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Applies knowledge from key areas of product development to support the development of new innovations for commercialisation.
  • Desirable knowledge areas including blending substances, flavour formulation, primary and secondary manufacture, and/or device product development. (training given)
  • Experience of developing product specifications, inputting into quality control plans and designing appropriate product qualification testing for product approval
  • Ability to design future proof products, with relevant regulatory constraints in consideration
  • Approach to task is by selection of appropriate means learned from knowledge and experience and thorough understanding of processing and how it can contribute to product quality.
  • Applies principles of exploration and knowledge scouting to find the best partners and technologies to deliver the projects.
  • Ability to address new problems from 1st principles.

Essential requirements

  • Degree qualified (preferable) physics, food science or materails engineering
  • Understanding manufacture of Food/ Pharma /FMCG products with consumer focus with regards product development.
  • Understanding of product design and the impact on the consumer.
  • Ability to adapt processes to deliver innovative products whilst considering the implications of scale up.
  • Self-starting, independent and tenacious in the pursuit of improvement
  • Ability to adapt fast and self-develop

Full Time. Permanent (35hr week)

Benefits Package Includes Pension, Bonus (prorata) , 5 weeks holiday, Share save and share reward schemes,, Accident and medical insurance, subsidised catering.

To Apply: If you would like to be considered for this role, please contact Alison Basson

Required skills

  • Food Science
  • Materials Development
  • Physics
  • Product Development
  • Consumer Focus

Reference: 32119477

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