Food

  • Chief Executive 6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £85000 Location: Wythenshawe

    My client is an established Food Science company, based in the North West, that specialise in the development, manufacturing and commercialisation of standardised oral food challenges, to help diagnose food allergies. An exciting opportunity for an experienced CEO has become available. This position will be responsible for the management of all company activities including R&D, production, sales and marketing. You will be working very closely with company board of directors and stakeholders and will be expected to oversee the day to day running of the company and GMP facility. Candidates ideally should have the following skills; + BSc or higher in bio-chemistry, bio-medical, food or pharmaceutical sciences + Solid experience of general management within the private sector, and with a proven track record in successfully growing early stage technology-based businesses. + Be able to grasp complex and highly technical information in order to support key business decisions within a regulatory arena that spans pharmaceuticals and foods Salaries are up to around £85k for the right candidate.

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  • Food Scientist 6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £60000 Location: Spalding

    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.

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  • Team Leader – Ingredients Research 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

    Salary: £35000 Location: GLOUCESTERSHIRE

    The Client My client provides scientific, technical, and legislative support to the food, drinks and allied industries worldwide. The practical application of technical excellence lies at the heart of all that they do and is supported by their industry-leading facilities, expertise and knowledge. From analysis and testing and operational support to knowledge management, all their activities are built on an extensive programme of research and innovation steered by industry to ensure maximum commercial relevance. My client now seeks someone to take on the mantle of Ingredients Research Team Leader within the Production and Processing Research (PPR) Department. The Role Acting as the Ingredients Research Team Leader, you will be required to oversee, plan, resource and execute a range of applied trials relating to ingredients research. This will involve securing and management of work through internal facilities and personnel line management as well as coordinating workflow with external contractors and collaborators. Duties will include (with a rough % of time spent on each duty): • Working with clients and colleagues to identify new project opportunities (5%) • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with clients and current and potential collaborators (5%) • Preparing project proposals, identifying funding opportunities and securing funding (15%) • Managing quality and pace of execution of projects (40%) • Promoting the services of the department externally (5%) • Identifying opportunities for business growth (15%) • Developing own technical expertise appropriate to role (15%) The Candidate • Degree or equivalent in relevant subject • Time management and financial awareness • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Project and resource management • Technical knowledge of relevant food industries • Broad knowledge of ingredients functionalities • Expertise in chocolate technology desirable • Comfortable in a client facing consultancy role • Self-starter keen to make an impact and shape the role in consultation with the Head of Department. Salary is negotiable on experience ---- This is an opportunity to join a Global Leader in the world of Food Safety and Quality, and work with a dynamic and growing team of food industry experts. For more information and a confidential discussion, please contact Kieran Whittaker on the below: - Tel: 0161 923 8174 Email: Kieran.Whittaker@wearenorthpoint.com

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