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Food Technologist

Branch:Plymouth
Location:Plymouth
Contract:Permanent
Salary:£competitive
Benefits:Free parking, monday to friday hours , pension, on site benefits
Start Date:ASAP
Job Ref: PL15817
Posted: 02/10/2018
Job Description
Wise Employment are recruiting for a Food Technologist for a UK leading retailer based in Plymouth.
You will be working with internal teams and external customers in an innovative method in order to develop new products. The aim of the role is to ensure that the best and most varied product range is available to customers.
You will carry out kitchen samples for a variety of purposes and submit product samples to a consumer panel. You will attend customer brand panels to gain direct product feedback and any development points that may be necessary.
You will be required to work with suppliers to understand latest techniques, products and flavourings and therefore some travel will be expected both locally and within the UK.
You will collate information around New Product Development performance such as figures and reports and you will manage the test kitchen to ensure that it is stocked and maintained.
To succeed in the role, you will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a food related subject and have a minimum one year’s industry experience ideally.
You will desirably have experience of working with retailers and possess a knowledge of food development.
You will have the ability to work to tight deadlines and understand the importance of brand within growth and development of a new product.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop new products for market so if you feel you would be right for this role please contact us on 01752 603800 or email kate.pyman@wiseemployment.co.uk