Graduate Technologist


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Graduate Technologist

West Yorkshire

The Company

Newly Weds® Foods is a leading, privately owned global food ingredients business and has been innovating since 1932. The European division is a market leader in the manufacture of coatings, seasonings and functional ingredient systems.

Today, Newly Weds® Foods is a world leader in food ingredient technology. A network of R&D, manufacturing and service facilities around the globe allows us to serve our customers’ needs in more than 68 countries. But despite our size and scope, we’ve continued to be an independent, familyowned business answerable only to the demands of our customers. That’s why we continue to invest in infrastructure, human resources and capacity to keep pace with our customers’ needs and expectations.

The Position

Newly Weds® Foods Ltd are rapidly expanding and as such we are currently seeking to recruit a highly motivated, proactive and driven individuals to work as a Graduate Technologist. Reporting into the Research and Development Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the development of ingredient formulations and recipes in line with customer requirements. As well as working alongside the NWF sales teams, keeping to budgets and deadlines helping to secure new business and develop existing business. Newlyweds Foods has a strong track record of recruiting and investing in our graduates, ensuring a successful and rewarding career. We understand the importance of building knowledge and recognising talent, helping make our business fit for the future.

Key Responsibilities

·To develop ingredient formulas and recipes appropriate to supplying value added products, taking into account, cost, availability, functionality, legislative status, customer acceptability and purchasing policy.

·Liaise with the key internal stakeholders on a daily basis such as Commercial, Marketing, Culinary and Legislation.

·Develop a positive working relationship with the customer, both external and internal.

·Conduct product demonstrations as required.

·Modify formulations, recipes and manufacturing conditions to plant capabilities, and customer requirements.

Manufacturing Knowledge and Application

·Be competent in the use and application of NWF testing equipment and pilot plant.

·Understand NWF manufacturing processes

·Have a working knowledge and understanding of the customers production processes and limitations

·Conduct trials in pilot plant and provide technical service/support at customer sites

Administration

·Undertake all relevant administration, ensuring records are up to date and accurate

·Ensure all associated administrative tasks within CQL, Purchasing and Customer Service are followed up and accurate, before utilised on behalf of the customers

·Upkeep of the lab and office, maintaining an organised workplace.

·Perform literary research, ensuring NWF resources and team members are kept fully up to date.

Person Specification

You should have a strong interest and passion for food.The ability to work collaboratively within a team, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Individuals must be able to prioritise their workload and work effectively when under pressure. You will be comfortable taking on a broad range of responsibilities including working across Newly Weds Foods portfolio and driving multiple projects to achieve results. Candidates are required to have a minimum of a BS degree in Food Science or related discipline, previous experience would be preferred but not essential and hold a full clean driver’s licence.

Location & Hours of work

This is a position based at the UK and European Head Office in Ossett, working a basic 37.5 hour week, Monday to Friday. However due to the nature of this role you will need to demonstrate a certain amount of flexibility and have the ability to work away from home with the potential to travel overseas.

Benefits

The role offers a competitive salary and other benefits associated with a large, successful business including:

·Group Personal Pension Plan

·Annual Bonus (discretionary)

·Medicash Health Scheme

·20 days holiday per year plus Statutory Holidays

·Free On-site parking at all sites.

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Newly Weds Foods is a well-established, innovative and forward thinking business, who is looking for dynamic and self-motivated individuals to join the Company.So, if you are seeking an exciting and challenging opportunity, to join a globally successful business, then this may be the position for you.

How to Apply

Anyone wishing to apply for the above position should do so in writing with an up to date CV and covering letter stating why you would like to apply for this position outlining any relevant skills and experience.

Closing date:Friday 17th January 2020

If you do not receive a response after 2 weeks, please assume that unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion