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Food Technologist / Project Manager (NPD / Confectioneries)

Food Technologist / Project Manager (NPD / Confectioneries)

£32,000 – £35,000 + Blue Chip Company + Bonus + Pay + Role Progression + Training + Bonus


Are you a technologist who has experience in the bakery or confectionary food sector looking to take the next step in your career within the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of cupcakes, that has a strong track record of sustained growth and are continually investing in their employees and sites?

Are you looking for an exciting, varied and hands-on position where you will play a key part of the development team, managing full project lifecycles from conception to launch and becoming the ‘go-to’ contact for key, blue-chip retailers nationwide?

This is a rare and unique opportunity for someone who is passionate about confectionaries and looking to become embedded within a highly reputable and well-established business. You will be working on a plethora of turnkey projects and have a hands-on involvement in first product launches.

The Role:

  • Directly communicate with key retailers through face-to-face and written interactions
  • Create innovative designs for NPD and EPD projects
  • Meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Take charge of recipe creation and documentation throughout the concept to launch process
  • Conduct organoleptic testing and micro reviews for product launches
  • Source new ingredients that meet design, customer, site requirements and cost
  • Coordinate trials with process technologists and support production
  • Serve as the liaison between customer needs and process technologist’s adherence to factory processes, ensuring proper documentation and support for transit trials

The Person:

  • Experience working in a similar position is essential, ideally within a bakery
  • Full Driving license

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Reference: BBBH9749

Keywords: NPD Technologist, Food Technologist, Technologist, Project Manager, Research and Development, Senior Technologist, Confectionery, Bakery, Chef, Product Development, Manufacturing

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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