Food Science/Technology Placement Year

18,775 pa

+ Employee benefits

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Consulting Technology

Supporting food manufacturers and retailers with product innovation including: rheology, new product development, value optimisation, instructional development, pilot plant, quality and food safety manufacturing, thermal processing, new technologies, and regulatory affairs.

Product Innovation

Calling all degree students studying Food Science/Technology-we are looking to offer a paid internship for 12 months to a future graduate for their placement year, providing them with brilliant on the job experience within our Product Innovation Teams.

You will support the delivery of food & drink related projects resulting in innovative, high quality and cost-effective solutions to the food industry and internal clients.  The job will primarily involve working within Campden BRI’s pilot plant area and kitchens, as well as a minority of desk-based activities.


    • Providing practical input to the execution of client work, a variety of contract and research projects
    • Training other pilot plant users in the correct use of equipment
    • Participation in department/business wide projects
    • Assisting in health & safety, hygiene, good manufacturing activities


    Please note this role is applicable for students who are looking for a placement year during their degree.

    • Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A Levels, level 3 NVQ)
    • Practical skills in operating equipment/apparatus/instrumentation would be an advantage
    • Experience working within a GMP or hygienic environment would be an advantage
    • Ability to record varied information accurately
    • Generally IT literate


    • Reward platform with employee discounts and rewards
    • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
    • Buy and sell holiday scheme
    • A generous work save pension scheme, with employee contributions matched by the company up to 10%
    • Permanent health scheme
    • Culture focus around work/life balance (early finish Fridays)
    • Subsidised onsite restaurant

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