Title: Product Technologist
Shift/Working hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 to 17:00
A vacancy has a risen for a Product Technologist based at our Ruskington site, working closely with the Senior NPD Manager to set the product development strategy for your categories, drive activity to enable us to drive our Customer’s agenda, deliver creative product solutions driven by great insight and rationale. Seeking new opportunities to move our business forward to compete effectively against our competition.
Your duties will include developing and implementing a clear action plan to drive forward NPD so maximizing sales growth as well as gaining extra share of the market place to grow the business, organize and conduct brief feasibilities, develop new and creative products as well as re-engineering existing products where appropriate, effective management of the critical path from concept approval to handover to process trials, costing of all recipes and subsequent changes made to products throughout the development process, ensure that concept development systems for the site are accurately managed, maintained and developed to enable effective and timely transition of new products from concept to full-scale manufacture and to ensure that all products developed are compliant with site capabilities, challenging where appropriate changes that can really add value and drive efficiency.
The successful candidate will have a food science degree or equivalent, experience in a food development role in the food industry as well as cost and budgetary controls including profit improvement planning. They will also have experience of quality systems relating to quality, health & safety and environmental management and a sound knowledge of process improvement tools and techniques including change management as well as good PC skills in all Microsoft packages.
What We Offer
As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:
Pension and life assurance for all our employees
Tulip Reward Scheme where you can claim hundreds of discounts
Equipped for life programme including mini health MOT’s, cycle to work scheme and more!
If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.