Applications Engineer- Chemicals - Food & Beverage - £40-44k

On Target Recruitment Limited
£40k - £44k pa + £7k OTE
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
The Company:

One of the world's leading chemical distributors requires a raw material specialist to support sales of new formulations and specialty chemicals into the food and beverage sectors.

- A product range of over 10,000
- Specialist in industrial and bulk chemicals
- The go to company for specialist chemicals knowledge
- A brands that is synonymous with quality

The Role:

- Offering technical formulation support and providing solutions for customers such as the supermarkets, bakeries, meats, convenience, sports nutrition and confectionery manufacturers.
- Ingredients such as emulsifiers, edible proteins, vitamins and minerals.
- Supporting new product development, and implementing innovations and directives within the industries.
- North West & Scotland responsibility with travel expected 3-4 days per week, other administration days in a local depot.

The Ideal Person:

- The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level in food science, chemistry or biology
- They will have experience within the food manufacturing industry, preferably selling into it
- A sound technical knowledge of chemical products
- Commercially aware, the ideal candidate will have an eye for new business opportunities
- Good communication and the ability to plan their time wisely.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

On Target Recruitment is one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies. Our consultants specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Medical, and Business Solutions sectors. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.