Apr 17, 2019

Senior Development Technologist

  • ASL Search
  • Northampton, UK
Full time Research & Development

Job Description

Location: Northampton, UK 

Our client is a vibrant, dynamic and service orientated business, which manufactures a wide range of savoury ingredients, including seasonings, sauces, marinades, coatings and functional blends. The business will offer you a responsible and diverse activity in a dynamic and future – orientated company with an exciting product portfolio.
Our client will inform the chosen candidate of the great importance to a team orientated cooperation in which respect and mutual trust must form the basis of a successful working atmosphere.

The company is searching for a talented and driven Senior Development Technologist to join their friendly and focused team. With a positive outlook, excellent company culture and leading staff retention levels, it is important that the candidate is an excellent fit with team.

Role responsibilities:

  • To develop and create innovative ingredient solutions, in line with customer briefs
  • To generate new product ideas, ingredients, formulas, and processing that allow optimisation of costs and efficiency, without compromising on quality
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with both internal and external customers and understand their processes / requirements
  • To provide support during customer trials, continuously acting as an ambassador for the business, upholding the values and energy of the UK business
  • Work effectively in cross functional teams including sales, commercial, technical and operations
  • To create application and attend presentations (attending where necessary) against a defined brief that will delight customers and exceed their expectations


  • Educated to a degree level in a food science discipline. You will have a good understanding of the NPD process in a food based company and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • You will be an excellent communicator and a dedicated team player with a positive attitude to work, and one who works well under pressure.

Salary & Benefits

£35k - £50k

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