Product Development Manager - Food

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Product Development Manager - Food

Alexander Steele has partnered with a ground-breaking business that is producing a range of environmentally sustainable products. They work with some leading global FMCG businesses and have an exciting opportunity for a Product Development Manager to lead the planning, design, and execution of food ingredient related Research & Development (R&D) projects. Key responsibilities include: • Lead a team of scientists and lab assistants to meet the company’s Food ingredient and product commercialisation objectives. • You will be the key contact for technical customer support queries, providing scientific and technical process support. • Lead the internal quality and regulatory team to ensure that ingredients used on food applications meet statutory and customer standards. • Develop specifications for the company’s food products portfolio Salary will be circa £45,000 to £50 000, plus Share Options and benefits. The Candidate Experience: • A Bachelor’s or MSc degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry or equivalent. • Product Development/Research & Development management experience within a Food, Beverages, or Ingredient’s manufacturing environment. • You must have an excellent understanding of Food polymer science and formulation, as well as processing technologies and end-user applications across Food and Beverage markets.