R&D Technician

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Food and Drink

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £15.00 - 17.04 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sarah Gilbert

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446127

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Job Title - R&D Technician

Hourly rate - £17.04 ltd

Location - Birmingham

Industry - FMCG


An opportunity has arisen for an R&D Technician to work for the research department of this global confectionery manufacturer.  The role will involve mostly hands-on work performing experiments for product research and development. This will involve working with food processing equipment at a bench top and pilot scale.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

- Planning and running of Pilot Plant trials.

- Hands-on work in the Pilot Plant.

- Registering ingredients.

- Booking trials.

- Collation of results.

- Process and prepare samples for analysis.

- Planning and running of sensory panels.


Skills Required:

Ability to work independently. Attention to detail. Ability to get on with a wide range of people. Time management skills. Clear understanding of scientific rigour. Data entry and analysis. Good knowledge of office applications, especially spreadsheets.  Experience in a HACCP and GMP environment would also be advantageous.


If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Sarah Gilbert at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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