Applications Technologist

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Applications Technologist

Applications Technologist The Business: A successful food ingredients business, with a high quality product range. Supplying a wide range of manufacturers across the UK's Food & Drink sectors. The Role: Applications Technologist The right person will join our local Applications team and work closely with Technical Sales colleagues to assist in developing solutions for the application of our unique and high quality ingredients. Whilst our work can be in response to customer briefs, we are also looking for someone who can identify and create new business opportunities and assist in the smooth running of the laboratory. The role would suit someone who has: Degree or higher education qualification in food science or food technology Ideally 4-5 years’ experience in the food industry, preferably in the sweet sector (beverage, confectionery, dairy) Excellent technical skills and broad understanding of food and drink categories (non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks, confectionery, dairy, bakery, savoury) Broad awareness of food and beverage industry processes across the categories highlighted. Demonstrating good project management and time management skills with the ability to multitask, prioritize, plan, and deliver projects on time to a high standard Proven ability to assimilate technical information and to document projects with attention to details and present results with commercial relevance Capable of working on specific customer briefs and also on pro-active projects where we expect involvement in the design of such brief to develop new business opportunities in line with market trends Self-motivated with very good interpersonal and communication skills Ability to operate lab equipment (bench top and pilot) and maintain a safe and clean working environment Location: East Midlands based office. Commutable from Derbyshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, Leicestershire areas. Package: £25-35k + benefits. Excellent career progression options is a friendly, professional and collaborative environment. If you are interested in hearing more about it this position, please contact Greg Carroll on greg.carroll@alexandersteele.com or 07956 621781 for a more in-depth chat about the role. By applying for this role, you are agreeing to be registered with us in accordance to our T&C’s/Privacy Policy.