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Food Technologist

17/01/22 Longford Neg

Permanent full-time

A Leading Food Business, based in Co. Longford, is seeking a Food Technologist to join their team!

This company produces an extensive range of products for retailers in Ireland & abroad.

This role will report to the Development & Innovation Manager.

This is a Full-time permanent position.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Excellent progression opportunities!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of new products, from initial concept to plant approval in conjunction with Site and Group teams.
  • Providing in-depth reports on trials that accurately reflect the work carried out including all required measurements, ingredients, standard operating procedures, recommended actions and next steps.
  • Management of recipe development and implementation ensuring key criteria of nutrition and palatability are compliant in conjunction with group teams.
  • Management of continuous improvement programme of recipe development on site and ensuring proactive approach to least cost formulation.
  • Support product requests for customer presentations.
  • Work with cross functional teams at site and group to ensure products can be manufactured efficiently and are fully compliant.
  • Support customer queries in relation to recipe and nutrition.
  • Manage site raw material analysis plan when required.
  • Preparation of reports following trials and analysis of outputs.
  • Preparation of samples for despatch.
  • Participate in relevant cross functional meetings such as procurement, NPI, customer technical meetings etc.
  • Ensure NPD process at site level meets customer and accreditation requirements.
  • Management of site product portfolio.
  • Thorough understanding of applicable legislation.

Key Skills:

  • Food science/Nutritionist/ Food Engineer qualification or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written – and the ability to work with cross functional teams and departments.
  • Good organisational skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a rapidly changing environment.
  • A logical and investigative mind.
  • Food science and nutritional awareness both from a legislative, regulatory and best practice perspective i.e. food safety, hygiene, nutritional requirements.
  • Previous food industry experience is an advantage.

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Please apply by sending your CV to Laura Duffy at or call for more information.

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