Vacancy Details

Development Technologist
22 May 2019
North East
Contract Type
Competitive to attract the best

Paul Nyman Consultancy are recruiting an experienced Development Technologist to join an innovative bakery company in the North East.

The Business

Built on a number of years of leading their category, this business offer creative food solutions to a range of key customers spanning across large retailers, food service, manufacturers and small independent businesses. They operate across a varied product base in a fast paced competitive category and are now seeking an enthusiastic individual to join their team on an interim basis.

The Role

The broad scope of this opportunity will offer you the chance to get involved in:

  • NPD/EPD from concept to launch, including recipe development, ingredient matching, market research, innovation strategy, product briefs, benchmarking, realisation of cost margin aspirations, customer presentation through to factory trials and artwork.
  • Leading and owning multi-category projects across retail
  • Ensuring all developed products are in line with meeting quality, safety, integrity and legal requirements, while being fit for purpose and effectively translate customer needs
  • Setting up and leadership of benchmarking/tasting sessions
  • Presentation of new or upgraded products to customers  

The Individual

The candidate selected for this role will be expected to hit the ground running as a professional with some experience in Bakery. You must be enthusiastic and self-motivated, with industry experience and a can-do attitude. You must be able to develop products from the ground up and have a deep understanding of how different bakery ingredients work together.

You'll enjoy developing and maintaining working relationships and be confident in working closely with a team and customers. Attention to detail is key within this role, supporting the team and the company as a whole. 

The Opportunity

Ideal for someone between roles or someone who is looking for a change of scenery where they can apply their knowledge and see the impact they are making to a business. You will be given great responsibility and your experience will be relied on and appreciated. The client wants someone very experienced in snacks/bakery and in return there is a generous day-rate offered to the right candidate.

Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in NPD, Technical, Process, Sales, Marketing and Category Management Recruitment across the UK.   

Please only apply, if this is a role you have direct experience in.

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