Food Scientist

Date Posted: 6/4/2018 Reference: VAC-1171334 Salary: £60000 Location: Spalding Job type: Permanent Sector: Science | Speciality: Food Contact: Nathan Steels

Based in Lincolnshire, my client is a leading global supplier and manufacturer of private label and prepared foods. Due to expansion they are currently looking for an experienced and driven Food Scientist. This role will be to support the company’s manufacturing sites in their evaluation and subsequent management of, food safety legal risk as a result of microbiological / analytical testing.

You will be responsible for supporting the company microbiologist in leading the application of food testing across the business, delivering cost benefit, Championing raw material risk assessment processes to prevent introduction of food safety risks; whilst, supporting new product development.

Candidates should have the following skills;

+ A BSc or equivalent in food sciences, microbiology, chemistry or another relevant subject.
+ Experience in food manufacturing
+ People management experience

Salaries for the role are expected to be in the 55-60k range dependent on experience.