Food Scientist- New Product Development

Food Scientist- New Product Development
  • Competitive
    ANNUM
  • Permanent
  • Oban, Argyll & Bute, Scotland, UK Oban Argyll & Bute UK PA34 4GZ
Job Ref: J2162084
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 11 November 2021
SRG are working with an exciting and innovative biotechnology company to help them find an experienced Food Scientist with expertise in NPD.

SRG are working with an exciting and innovative biotechnology company to help them find an experienced Food Scientist with expertise in New Product Development (NPD).You will have the chance to really make a difference and join a company with an exciting trajectory of growth. The business is working with a passion in sustainability and drive to help with climate change by developing new and green products.If you have a strong background in R&D and food science then this could be the perfect next opportunity for you!The Role:

  • As a key Senior Scientist in this emerging business you will deliver Food ingredient and nutraceutical NPD.
  • Support commercialisation of food and nutrition products.
  • Coordinate with Food safety and Processing team to maintain product CofA's and specifications.
  • Input to regulatory dossiers.
  • Use creative abilities and research methods to improve existing food products and develop new products
  • Manage day-to-day food science operations, in-house and delivered by contractors.
  • Ensure food science R&D quality, record keeping, and knowledge capture to support IP protection.
  • Ensure rigorous scientific methods, validation, experimental design and data reporting.
  • Scoping of improved technologies used by suppliers, competitors, and customers.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to work on site in Oban, Scotland
  • Strong research and development experience with commercial products
  • Experience of working in a fast paced SME would be highly beneficial
  • Technical background in life science or chemistry, or working in the biotechnology field
  • Experience of new product development from idea through to market introduction
  • Proven skills in leading projects and project delivery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Intellectual Property Rights requirements.
  • Self-starter and able to excel in a fast paced and fast growing environment
  • Strategic thinking and attention to detail

This role is a great and rare opportunity in the biotechnology field and a chance to work in innovative science an launch new products into the market.

SRGTalent
11/12/2021 09:20:05
GBP Annum
Contact Consultant:
Emma Laurenson

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