Ingredient Sourcing Technologist

23000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual + £23000 - £37000/annum £25,000 - £35,000
01 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time
Ingredient Sourcing Technologist
Job ref: 62026 | ??25,000 - ??35,000 | Home Counties / East Anglia
The company
We are seeking a talented individual to join an innovative, high-quality manufacturer which supplies to various retailers throughout the UK. You will join a friendly and supportive team with a fantastic and fun working atmosphere.
The job
The purpose of the New Product Development Buyer is to scout for new food ingredients and new co-manufactured products from sustainable and ethical sources. You will work closely with the procurement department and will ensure compliance with food safety, traceability, and authenticity requirements.
You will also drive the innovation agenda, monitor the key factors and market trends affecting ingredient supply, develop the supply base network of suppliers and co-manufacturers plus monitor and report on regional trends of ingredients and technologies.
Your experience
We are looking for a confident and dedicated individual with strong food industry experience in NPD, purchasing or supply chain. You will be an effective communicator, have strong commercial awareness and ideally be educated to a degree level in a food science, purchasing or supply chain capacity. This is a role where you will be required to travel in the UK and abroad, therefore a full UK driving licence is required.
More details
The Ingredient Sourcing Technologist job is based in the Home Counties / East Anglia region and is paying ??25,000 - ??35,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.
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Alternative job titles
NPD Technologist | Food Technologist | Product Developer | Raw Materials Technologist | Ingredients Technologist | Food Development Jobs | Ingredients Buyer | Essex | Home Counties