Senior New Product Development Technician

Global Appointments Limited
£25k pa + to be advised
17 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
This position is located in one of the most desirable locations in the UK. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with long, hot summers and mild winters the company is going through a rapid expansion programme and needs new ideas in product development where you will work alongside production, sales and marketing, quality and laboratory staff. Senior New Product Development Technician - Food Cornwall Permanent Competitive Salary DOE-Flexible hours Ideally this role is for someone currently working within the industry that has a passion for food and is committed to delivering excellence. And who is able to travel. This well-known bakery has a footprint all across Cornwall Devon and Somerset and a fierce growth strategy in franchise spanning across the UK. You will be part of a close knit, passionate team who produce high quality products and have a passion and commitment to continually improve our offering to our customers to ensure we are the best on the high street. The role will involve: Being responsible for creating commercially viable products Presenting to a number of stakeholders including internal, external customers and clients Establishing strong client relationships Motivating and developing internal stakeholders To constantly challenge existing product specifications Active involvement in food trials Working with Operations and Quality Assurance teams to produce samples for nutritional, micro testing and shelf life Monitoring market trends The successful candidate will need: Passion for food Interest in food science Ideally a background within pastry or bakery Previous experience within Food Manufacturing would be beneficial Excellent people management and communication skills