Collins McNicholas

This is a fantastic opportunity for Food Graduate to join a leading global organisation specialising in infant nutrition on a temporary basis based in Co. Cavan. For this role, you will have a Bachelor Degree in Food Science/Technology or related Science discipline The successful candidate will partner with multiple stakeholders  and work  within tight deadlines.

Responsibilities include:


  • Responsible for providing plant technical support.
  • Provide leadership, initiative and direction in development activities such as:
    • Involvement with pilot and commercial plant trials on new products
    • Coordinating the receipt and reporting of stability data
    • Evaluating new ingredients
    • Active participation in plant project teams.
    • Optimizing formulations (Troubleshooting product/process issues)
    • Providing QA Systems, Label Copy and Registration Support
  • Provide technical support and problem solving skills on products/ingredients to the Plant and to Market Affiliates.
  • Demonstrate project management skills & exhibit aptitude for planning and delivering projects to completion
  • Deliver training to relevant personnel as required.
  • Keep technically abreast of relevant developments in the field. 



Other duties:


  • Participate in continuous improvement through business excellence
  • Ensure full compliance with relevant policies and procedures at all times when carrying out tasks
  • Preparation and support of the plant with internal and external audits as required



The Person


  • Bachelor Degree in Food Science/Technology or related Science discipline.
  • Strong networking skills, driven, motivated with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise work, set and meet agreed deadlines
  • Mathematical and problem solving skills are required to evaluate different options and to implement ongoing formulation and ingredient improvements. Strong attention to detail is key in this area.


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