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Product Development Technologist

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Date: 21-Jul-2021

Location: Hemel Hempstead - Breakspear P, Hemel Hempstead - Breakspear Park, GB

Company: Britvic

Product Development Technologist

Britvic PLC

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company.

As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting

high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

About the Role:

As a Product Development Technologist working in our Product Development team, you will be responsible for flawless delivery of new and exciting liquids for our products portfolio from concept creations to implementation at factories.

You will be responsible & accountable for the successful delivery of the liquid workstream of projects as well as leading some project management activities

You will also be leading products scale up and implementation in our Supply Chain

Our passion is for developing superior products that consumers drink and love, best in class packaging,  and impeccable delivery of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Product Development Technologist you will:

Lead the liquid development of new soft drinks products from concept to commercialisation, as delegated and with support from the product development managers.

Lead small scale initiatives. process improvements, flavour extensions and/ideation sessions.

Support our production sites by providing manufacturability guidance & contributing to continuous improvement projects.

Be a subject matter expert on behalf of the team. Contributing to building relationships with our key suppliers and advancing our knowledge and capabilities.

Build effective partnerships with Marketing, Supply Chain and Suppliers. Provide direction enabling the cross-functional teams to meet projects objectives.

Work collaboratively with the technical project team, using technical knowledge and project leadership skills to provide options, solutions and time plans which support the delivery of new products, savings and product optimisation.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

Skills in product formulation are essential.

Skills & interest in process scale up from laboratory to factory are essential.

Understanding the function a Pilot Plant can offer and how to trial products using one are desired but not essential.


Key Behaviours:

Great team player, working together to deliver great results (We’re stronger together)

Creates respectful relationships with colleagues built on openness, honesty and trust (We Care)

Works with the highest standards of integrity and with great pride (We’re Courageous)

Constantly challenges ways of working for continuous improvement (We own it)

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive.

We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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