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R&D Technician at High Profile Resourcing Ltd

R&D Technician

High Profile Resourcing Ltd Leicestershire, Leicestershire Full-Time
£25,000 - £34,000 / year
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R&D Technician – Food sector

Location: East Midlands

Salary: £25-34,000 + benefits

This role is in the R&D team within the Global Breakthrough Innovation team based in the East Midlands. A key focus area for this team is to drive and deliver the Global agenda for a specific food category and specifically, the incumbent will support the key Sodium Reduction project in delivering and applying an expanded practical toolbox of sodium reduction solutions for new innovation & renovation of the existing portfolio.

The successful candidate will be required to have a high degree of creative technical thinking to deliver & apply business-relevant technical unlocks, leading to in-market executions.

The role:

Support key project activities within the Sodium Reduction project in order to achieve (i) internal targets and (ii) external local and regulatory guidelines.

Execute product-led trials at kitchen, pilot and factory scale to deliver & validate ingredients and process solutions, defining optimum operating windows and scale parameters.

Support generation of compelling & creative product prototypes to illustrate technical possibilities to build business and stakeholder interest / alignment and steer development direction.

Create and apply food science insights & technology unlocks for advantaged product design (eg texture, appearance) for low-sodium products.

Coordinate scale-up activities in factories internally by liaising closely with Operations Change manager and externally with relevant third parties.

Comply with all regulatory & food safety requirements in product development, trials & consumer testing.

The person:

First Degree or equivalent in a Food Science or Chemistry-related discipline.

Previous R&D experience gained in a food or beverages organisation

Self-starter with strong self-motivation to drive for results in an innovative, inquiring and scientifically robust manner – able to deal with uncertainty and complexity

Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and negotiate effectively across all functions of the organisation

Excellent presentation skills (written & verbal)

Strong analytical skills – ability to interpret complex data and distil into useful and actionable information.

Ability to explain complex technical issues/solutions to a non-technical audience.

Strives for high standards, seeks innovative solutions, drives continuous improvement of products, processes or methods and demonstrates a high degree of intellectual curiosity

Passion for creativity, innovation and processing technology within a commercially driven environment

To apply please email your CV
 

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£25,000-£34,000
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