Food Scientist

  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

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    Full Time

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  • Contact:

    Pabudu Bandara

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Food Scientist - Reading

This is a permanent role paying competitive salary with excellent benefit package

Search Scientific consultancy is a recruitment partner to a global Consumer Research & Product Design laboratory based in Reading. They are looking to hire a senior food scientist to their expanding team.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience with a desirable employer, where the successful individual will be working with a team where collaborative innovation is key to success for our food industry clients.

Key responsibilities:

Key responsibilities:

Ensures written reports, formulas, data and communication of employee and direct reports are thorough and ready for the client with little or no editing required by supervisor.

Directs activities required by the projects and distributes activities to team members.

Tracks and manages client projects ensuring deliver to budget, tracks project man day spend to self and team efficiencies. Ensures team members have adequate resources to complete activities in due time at highest quality. Meets efficiency targets

Ensures GMP procedures are followed

Guides or executes experimental and analytical work, pilot plant scale-up and commercialization as required by the project.

Seeks out information/facilities to get the job completed. Collaborates with internal and external resources (suppliers, consultants, professors, service providers and other third-party people) to find solutions.

Keeps Up-to-date and educated on relevant food literature and news. Attends industry seminars, events and exhibitions in order to develop technical skills or enhance understanding of trends, ingredients or manufacturing process


Bachelor of Science Degree in a food related field- Food Science, Food Technology, Food and Nutrition, Product Development, Food Processing, Sensory Science

Proven experience in the food, food ingredient, dietary supplement or related industries, excluding industrial placement year.

Experience in product development, can demonstrate managing complex development projects and has been involved in end to end delivery. From recipe formulation design to factory scale up and implementation.

Can demonstrate the ability to manage internal or external clients and stakeholders

If your skills match the above and you are interested in this position, then please apply online or contact Pabudu on 0161 835 8359 or Email to

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.