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R&D Support Technician

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?
Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.
Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 7900 employees in 68 countries, and a turnover of more than €1.7billion. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, combined with our commitment to the communities that we operate in, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.

Based at our UK Wet Fillings Production Plant in Liverpool, we are currently seeking an:

 

 

R&D Support Technician
(Liverpool)


You who will support the technical team in sample preparation and test-baking. You will be curious, methodical and have a strong desire to learn and grow in this role and be responsible for:

 

 

Key Accountabilities

 

Technical
•    Production of samples destined for use within Puratos and on our customers’ premises
•    Test-baking and preparation of biscuits, breads cakes, and desserts for Research & Development (R&D) projects
•    Analysis of baked goods in support of product development and factory scale-up
•    Relationship-building
•    With all members of the Technical Team, ensuring clear communication on tasks and results
•    With the Manufacturing and Quality teams, supporting finished product evaluation and validation of factory scale-up

Food safety
•    Validation and application of food safety and hygiene practices within the scope of the above activities

 

Profile


•    Methodical and rigorous
•    Prior experience with baked goods, or a passion for baking
•    Works effectively in a cross functional team
•    Basic Food Hygiene certificate
•    Computer literacy

 

Offer


Puratos provides a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment that encourages our people to be proactive and bring ideas that will contribute to the success of the company. Puratos offers a competitive package (salary, performance-related bonus, pension, healthcare, training…) and furthermore, offers you a position that you can further develop and shape.