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Technical Project Manager - Food Ingredients

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Dependent on experience
Closing date
25 Feb 2022

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We currently have an exclusive opportunity available to join an innovative and dynamic ingredients company based in the Cambridgeshire area. The company are creating products to address major health and environmental challenges in the global food system as well as the wider consumer goods and materials sectors. Based on proprietary carbohydrate platform, they are developing ingredients that are better for people and the planet.

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager - Food Ingredients with a background in food science, product formulation and processing / manufacturing to join the company's R&D team. The Technical Project Manager will undertake work across food ingredients and new food products projects, as well as contribute to developing our intellectual property portfolio.

The company are open to offering hybrid working, as well as career progression, the opportunity to work at a prestigious location and joining the company during an exciting phase of its growth.


Your duties as the Technical Project Manager - Food Ingredients will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. With the Food Ingredients team, plan, design and manage the execution of Research & Development projects with external contract research partners and third-party, food product contract manufacturers.

2. Working alongside Senior Management, Operations, Science, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs and Business Development teams ensure projects address the company's priority challenges.

3. Apply experience and learning to gain a detailed understanding of the science underpinning The Supplant Company's food ingredients to guide and successfully deliver projects.

4. With support, complete administrative tasks (e.g. legal, logistics, budget management) to ensure smooth set-up and execution of projects, protecting the company's interests throughout.

5. Proactively maintain contact with and update partners to ensure projects remain on-track and aligned to the company's strategic goals.

6. Create and maintain records of all outsourced experimental work, and proactively feed results back into in-house work in a timely manner.

7. Analyse results and compile reports summarising findings and conclusions for senior management. Present results and discuss findings as part of weekly meetings.

8. Apply learning to long-term scientific investigations and short-term problem solving to support commercially driven development of new ingredients and/or products.

9. Engage with industry experts on food process and scale up topics. Conceive and assess the potential for future outsourced projects that can address the company's priorities.

10. Proactively contribute to the development of the company's intellectual property portfolio.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Technical Project Manager - Food Ingredients we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Strong food science/engineering fundamentals, including significant relevant industry experience and/or a post-graduate qualification in a Food Science or Process Engineering related field. Proven experience in the delivery of technical projects with multiple partners, ideally gained within a commercial process development environment and the ability to undertake multiple projects simultaneously to deliver against tight deadlines.

2. A professional approach with working knowledge of legal agreements (NDA, MTA and contracts) and logistics (shipping, import, export of materials) and excellent attention to detail. Excellent communication: both written and oral. Demonstrable proficiency in clear and concise technical writing and presentation skills.

3. Passion about disruptive technologies, products and making a difference. Strong work ethic - prepared to put in extra hours when then are really needed.

Key Words: Food ingredients | Technical Project Manager | Manufacturing | Food Science | Food Technology

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
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0203 910 2980
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