Food Technologist

£0 to £25000 per day
09 Jun 2017
07 Jul 2017
William Blohm
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:

We are currently looking for a Food Technologist to join a leading company based in the Hitchin, Hertfordshire area. As the Food Technologist you will be responsible for develop our portfolio of botanical extracts and successfully utilise these across a broad range of beverage applications.


Your duties as the Food Technologist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

- Development of great tasting beverage applications using our existing extract portfolio
- In line with market trends to research and develop new botanical extracts suitable for use in beverage applications
- Ensure a well maintained extract related database and take advantage of concepts that have been previously well received
- Generate and update beverage category audits
- Maintain extract sample database to ensure the timely facilitation of customer sample requests.
- Develop customer relationships with targeted key accounts
- Generate and support the delivery of presentations to targeted customers
- Take a leading role in ensuring that lab concepts can be successfully scaled through to commercial production
- Actively encourage continuous improvement and idea generation within the wider team
- Successfully manage customer related projects providing timely feedback through the course of the development
- Have a sound understanding of beverage related recipes and formulations
- Generate appropriate technical documentation such as specifications, MSDS, formulation and manufacturing instructions


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Food Technologist we are looking to identify the following on your profile:

- Support the development of the R&D function acting as a champion for food & beverage
- Ensure full compliance with the QMS in relation to
- Company GMP and BRC accredited status
- Promote a cross functional approach to resolving departmental and site issues.
- Participate in customer and authority audits of the site
- Support customer visits
- Participate in project activities - this may include leadership of a specific project as required
- Play a part in our 5S programme

Key Words: R&D, GMP, QMS, Quality, Food, Beverage, Technologist, botanical, extracts,