Junior Technician - Ingredient Research

07 Jun 2021
05 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Junior Technician - Ingredient Research

Location: Reading

Rate: GBP17.57 ph Umbrella

Employment Type: Contract (3 Months - initially)

Reference: K3581

Job Title:

** Junior technician** - Ingredient Research

Position Description:

To be responsible for assessing the performance of different flour grains with respect to the resultant dough rheology and bake quality in an AACC cookie recipe. Assisting with the aliquoting of cocoa liquors for the purpose of managing a tasting programme remotely with other team members. Contributing to the HACCP procedures and general running of the innovation kitchen based in Reading.

Skills Required:

* Prioritisation of tasks as some will be time limited

* Be comfortable communicating online

* Ability to follow instructions, Attention to detail

* Ability to manage Excel spread sheets, accurate measurement taking - weights etc. , some statistical understanding would be useful and an ability to work with JMP

Skills Preferred:

Cookie baking

Experience Required:

Some knowledge of food safe procedures and working in a way compliant with HACCP procedures

Experience Preferred:

Experience in either baking or chocolate making

Education Required:

Degree/HNC level in a food science or closely related subject

Education Preferred:

Masters - food and or nutrition

Additional Information:

Daily working hours: 9:00AM to 5:00PM


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