Head of Innovation - North West England

Upto £90,000 package - Food - Manufacturing
Ref: 169 Date Posted: Thursday 03 May 2018

We are working with a well established food production business to recruit a key position, Head of Innovation based in Lancashire.

This is a Leadership Team role, a great opportunity to have a key influence on the current/future strategy of the business whilst providing guidance and technical knowledge to the company & customers alike.


We are keen to speak to people who have the following experience :

  • The candidate will have been at a senior technician position for a number of years, and is needed to advise on Nutrition, Raw material procurement quality, New Product Development, Laboratory, Quality Assurance Standards, and assist generally with Customers technical queries.
  • The candidate will be able to show evidence of a natural ability to drive forwards ideas through managing their time and others.
  • Demonstrated tangible success with direction of Nutrition team resources and going forwards they will be required to provide clear results in new ideas, new products, new innovations, new processing techniques, new ranges and or new nutritional marketing concepts.
  • Technical management of product & ingredient non conformances will be required.
  • A key understanding and grip on ingredient analysis and control of the ingredient raw material database is also expected.
  • The candidate will be expected to be understanding in the regulatory affairs of food nutrition and taking an active role in additives, regulatory discussions within with industry and be able to represent business interests.
  • Require the ability to guide a team of Nutritionists, Raw material Procurement, Quality, and Laboratory Technicians by way of inspiring them to greater achievements through innovative recipe NPD, and high standards of product quality.


Contact us to have a confidential discussion or to be considered for this role, please click apply

If you have any questions please contact Terry Mallin on terry@bonfirerecruitment.com or call 0141 354 1386





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