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SENIOR R&D SCIENTIST

19/07/19 Dublin Neg

Permanent full-time

Senior Formulation Scientist (Nutritional Products)

A very exciting opportunity to join a global company and a leading innovator of inspiring food and nutritional products.

The focus of this position is to formulate various health & wellness category food products to a specified marketing briefs via in house development activities or partnering with contract developers/manufacturers.

Location: Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow

Your responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Product Development team to establish product profiles, claims and timing targets
  • Formulate food products (e.g. bars, powdered protein, fibre products)
  • Provide support for product performance testing in various markets
  • Identify and approve new ingredients to support product development and maintain the existing product portfolio
  • Proactively bring on trend innovation into the product portfolio
  • Build strong working relationships with ingredient suppliers, contract manufacturers and contract research organisations
  • Provide technical support as required to support ongoing sales and market penetration of the product portfolio

What we are looking for:

  • Degree in Food Science, Chemistry or equivalent with min 5 years’ experience in Research & Development or formulating food products
  • Experience working with and managing projects to defined schedules. Experienced in product development processes e.g. stage gate
  • Enjoys hands-on development work as well as working with CROs/CMOs
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate both verbally and in writing across many functions and cultures
  • Ability to influence around technical problems and solutions
  • Willingness to travel

What our client offers: 

Offering a dynamic culture and professional growth, our client empowers its employees to live up to their challenges, to have an entrepreneurial spirit and to deliver on their brand promise. And, importantly, recognizes your efforts and reward your achievements.

A comprehensive renumeration package is on offer to the successful candidate.

 

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Please apply by sending your CV to Ray Powell at rpowell@qsp.ie or call for more information.

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