Senior Development Technologist - JO-1609-1399

Ref: JO-1609-1399 | Permanent | New Product Development, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: Senior Development Technologist
Job Reference: JO-1609-1399
Salary Guide: Salary between £0.00 and £0.00 depending on candidate experience and skillset
Listing Category: New Product Development, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

It takes more than a certain something to create one of the UK’s biggest and brightest food companies. It takes the four magical ingredients of entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to make things happen with agility and pace, the motivation to thrive on challenge - and the desire to lead the food industry.

We should know. In just 20 years, the 2 Sisters Food Group has grown to become a 23,000-strong team that creates a mind-boggling array of the finest food, from pizzas, pies and puddings, to ready meals, red meats and soups. And we’re built on people like you: a Senior Development Technologist who has what it takes to make an impact in the Meal Solutions division, which produces a range of products including sandwiches, pizzas and sushi. This site produces 100+ million sandwiches per year and can boast of the largest automated sandwich line in Europe.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Development Technologist to join the New Product Development division of our successful Solway Foods in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. This opportunity will offer you the chance to build upon your current knowledge within a fast paced state of the art food production facility. It will allow you to play an integral part in the continued develop of the site – ensuring NPD activities and targets are continuously met.

As Senior Development Technologist you will relish been a hands on team player. You will be customer focused and understand the customers’ needs better than anybody else. You will strive to improve quality and service for internal and external stakeholders. You will demonstrate high levels of resilience and analytical skills – with a never give up approach. Your day to day duties will include (but not limited to); benchmarking existing products, supporting and developing process from concept through to launch, carry out and produce reports to support findings, analysing competitors’ products and working with and maintaining relationships with existing suppliers.

About You

Can you do it? Yes you can, if you’re fanatical about food, thrive under pressure and have the can-do spirit that’s created our success. Bring those qualities, coupled with self-motivation and desire to make this role your own.

You will be…
A proven and experienced New Product Development Technologist looking to make the step into a Senior role
Experience of nutritional values
Experience of working within chilled foods – dairy, salads, sandwiches etc.
Product development
Results driven and customer focussed
Good eye for detail
Able to prioritise workloads
Personable - outgoing and able to build trusting relationships with site colleagues and stakeholders.

To make the most of this amazing opportunity and to find out more, please click apply below - we’re waiting to hear from you!