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Senior Food Technologist

fermanagh | |

Recruiter: Thornshaw Recruitment

My client, an Agri-Food company based in Co. Monaghan is recruiting for a Senior Food Technologist to be part of their team. This is a full time permanent position which would report directly into the Food Science and Ingredients Manager. The Senior Food Technologist will be responsible to successfully scale the current range of meat free products and drive the development of the next range of mushroom based meat free products including sampling, process development and production trials. Main Duties Responsible for developing world beating meat free products; Perform market research on products, companies, technologies and ingredients in the meat free space; Develop a pipeline of future meat free products ideas and recipes; Modify and improve existing recipes; Prototype development; Process development for production of recipes at large scale; Ensure full compliance with safety and food hygiene standards and policies; Conduct production test runs; Verification of ingredient lists, nutritional information and shelf life; Plan and run tasting panels; Engaging with suppliers to research and source ingredients and ensure effective management of same; Develop efficient use of nutritional formulation software; Assist in the performance of scientific analysis on ingredients and products; Input into the development of recipe and process based cost models. Experience and Qualifications Relevant third level degree from the following subject areas: food, nutrition and health food safety and quality management food science/technology new product development / food innovation 5+ years of relevant industry experience People management experience Strong working knowledge of ingredient functionality, flavour, formulation, nutrition and food labeling regulations Ability to manage multiple projects For more information and to apply for this role please call Zoe on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail [email protected] Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671 More

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