Nomad Foods Europe / Birds Eye

  • Product Development Technologist Placement Student

    Job Locations UK-Suffolk-Lowestoft
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(23/10/2018 13:59)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Research & Development
    Closing Date
  • Overview

    Working within the R&D team supporting the development, through to launch to market, of great tasting products for Nomad Foods extensive European portfolio.  The R&D team is Group level, therefore this role will support all countries in which Nomad Foods operates.

    The role will report into the Technology Manager, who in turn reports into Group Head of R&D Fish & Chicken. The Group Head reports into the R&D Director and sits on the R&D Leadership team.


    Please read instructions below regarding eligibility / application process


    • Prepare bench samples to an agreed recipe and design
    • Support with a range of factory trial activities such as organising trial ingredients through to collecting trial data
    • Perform product cook ups and document accurate notes, records and results
    • Accurate interpretation of a variety of data sets such as factory trial results and consumer data & verbatim
    • Use specifications
    • Calculate nutrition profiles


    Essential application requirements:

    • Currently studying towards a BSc science degree course (or equivalent) that is related to or applicable to the food industry
    • Have excellent verbal and written communication and basic IT skills
    • Close attention to detail and good analytical skills
    • Can make independent decisions and work autonomously whilst also being comfortable as part of a team
    • Feel confident to constructively challenge your seniors

    You must add a covering letter to your CV highlighting why you feel you meet the above requirements and also what attracts you to a career in food R&D?  Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.


    You must also confirm you have agreement from your university to undertake a 1 year student placement.  The salary for this placement is £17,000


    Note: Closing date for applications 5pm, Friday 23rd November



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