Research and Development Technician

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Food and Drink

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £13 - 17 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sarah Gilbert

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446127

  • Job ref:


Job Title: Research and Development Technician (3068)

Hourly rate - £17.04 ltd

Industry - FMCG

Location - Birmingham

An opportunity has arisen for a Research and Development Technician to work at a confectionery manufacturer based just outisde Bimringham.  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 benchtop 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.


In addition to the above, you will have the ability to work independently, as well as excellent attention to detail. You will have great time management skills and a clear understanding of scientific rigour. Strong data entry and analysis skills, and good knowledge of office applications, especially spreadsheets, would also be beneficial.

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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