Senior Product Development Technologist - Nottinghamshire, Worksop

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Nottinghamshire, Worksop
  • Job Type: NPD/Food Technology
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£34k DOE
  • Date Posted: 06/01/2023
  • Expiry Date: 11/02/2023

Senior Product Development Technologist.

Based – Nottinghamshire, Worksop

Salary – c£34k DOE

Do you want to work for a successful, growing food company who pride themselves on product integrity, sustainable sourcing and high-quality products?

With over £100 million turnover and continued year on year growth, it really is a perfect time to join them.

It’s a great role, so if you want the scope to make a difference in a progressive and entrepreneurial environment then this could be your next role.


The Candidate.

  • You will be required to have a HNC / Degree in Food Science or equivalent. Alternatively, you could have a chef/culinary background.
  • You will have previously lead development projects from concept through to launch. Including factory trials.
  • Preferred if you have experience of managing technologists throughout a project. This isn’t essential as support can be offered on the job.
  • A passion for innovation and a forward-thinking attitude will certainly take you far within this business.
  • Experience in the expectations of UK retailers.
  • Drive to grow and develop your career with a genuine passion for the food industry.
  • If you describe yourself as a ‘foodie’ then click apply.


The Role.

  • You will have joint responsibility of product launches beginning at concept all the way through to launch.
  • Working alongside the marketing teams you will discuss best strategies and new ideas to further the category.
  • Working closely with the customers you will gain an understanding of their expectations and ensure best processes are delivered.
  • Lead test and factory trials with operations, process, and site technical teams at relevant sites. Liaise with all site functions to progress projects.
  • Successful deliver on concept, creation, and development, working cross functionally.
  • Deputise for the NPD Manager in their absence.


The Business.

  • Everyone in NPD wants somewhere to invest in innovation – that is exactly what this business are doing.
  • Multi-site business with a vast global reach.


If you would like to apply for this role, please contact Hannah McGrail on 0161 832 7463 or email Hannah directly on quoting reference HM12363