Food Technologist - Ossett

Are you passionate about making food taste great?


Would you like to be at the leading edge of developing new food flavours?

If the answer is yes to both then “Spice up your life” and join Newly Weds Foods, the perfect blend of quality and innovation. We put people at the heart of what we do.

The Position

Newly Weds® Foods Ltd is an incredibly successful food ingredients manufacturing business. We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Food Technologist to help support our rapidly expanding European business. Reporting into the Senior R&D Manager, you will be constantly innovating to develop new flavours for leading brands (UK, European and Global).

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing new products and supporting them into the production phase
  • Linking R&D and manufacturing to ensure projects are efficient and we benefit from continuous improvement of product manufacture and portfolio management
  • Working closely with the Commercial and R&D Teams to identify opportunities to engage key customers in efficiency programmes

Person Specification

  • A Degree in Food Science or related discipline is essential
  • Previous experience is from a similar background is preferred (but not essential)
  • Ability to travel in UK and overseas
  • Holds a full clean driving licence

Newly Weds Foods is a well-established, innovative and forward-thinking business who is looking for dynamic and self-motivated individuals to join the Company.  So, if you are seeking an exciting and challenging opportunity to join a globally successful business, then this may be the position for you. 

Hours of work

This is a day staff position, working a basic 37.5-hour week, Monday to Friday.


The role offers a competitive salary and other benefits associated with a large, successful business including:

  • Annual Bonuses (performance based and discretionary)
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Medicash Health Scheme
  • 20 days holiday per year rising each year to a maximum of 25, plus Statutory Holidays


Based at our Head Office site in Ossett, West Yorkshire.

The Company

Newly Weds® Foods is a leading, privately owned global food ingredients business and has been innovating since 1932. The European division is a market leader in the manufacture of coatings, seasonings and functional ingredient systems.

Today, Newly Weds® Foods is a world leader in food ingredient technology. A network of R&D, manufacturing and service facilities around the globe allows us to serve our customers’ needs in more than 80 countries. But despite our size and scope, we’ve continued to be an independent, family-owned business answerable only to the demands of our customers. That’s why we continue to invest in infrastructure, human resources and capacity to keep pace with our customers’ needs and expectations.

How to Apply

Anyone wishing to apply for the above position should do so in writing with an up to date CV and covering letter stating why you would like to apply for this position, and outlining any relevant skills and experience.  Applications to

Closing date:   Friday 25th February 2022

If you do not receive a response after 2 weeks, please assume that unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.