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Senior R&D Nutrition Technologist

Senior R&D Nutrition Technologist

Posted 9 April by Quantica Search and Selection Easy Apply Ended

Senior R&D Nutrition Technologist

FMCG / Manufacturing



The Business

As one of the UK largest FMCG manufacturers this is a fantastic opportunity with excellent benefits. With almost 4000 employees in the UK, this is an opportunity to join a true market leading business.

The Role

As a senior research and development nutrition technologist you’ll be working as part of the scientific team and will be tasked with;

  • Developing complex products through the entire process.
  • Making recommendations to the business on product feasibility.
  • Working with cross functional teams to implement new products.
  • Working in partnership with the commercial lead from concept to post launch.
  • Ensuring new products deliver for both the business and the customer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Agree, communicate and ensure compliance to Brand Nutritional Footprints.
  • Work with marketing and insights team to ensure nutritional profile to future innovation is captured in the product brief.
  • Plan and manage delivery of the nutrition/raw material innovation programme.
  • Understand ingredient functionality in application, recipe formulation and process.
  • Work with strategic partners to identify solutions to drive health benefits and nutritional improvement.
  • Prove ingredient functionality in application. Support implementation through the broader R&D team.
  • Provide guidance to R&D team of interpreting brand footprints and nutritional requirements/claims as detailed in the product brief.
  • Lead factory trials with operations, process and site technical teams at relevant sites.
  • Ensure compliance to R&D process and systems.
  • Work with group nutritionist and regulatory teams to ensure alignment on policy and category direction, providing relevant information for internal and external communication.
  • Deputise for R&D Manager as appropriate.

The Person

Quantica are searching for candidates that have a degree in Food Science/Technology/Nutrition or related degree, Intermediate Food Hygiene (essential). With at least 5 years+ of relevant and proven industry experience.

How To Apply

Please send a copy of your updated CV to the apply button on this advert.

Reference: 34857132

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