NPD Technologist

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Circa £32k DOE
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Feb 2019
Ref
JB40081
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

I am working an international food company at their site based in Lancashire who are seeking a highly motivated & career minded individual to join the team as an NPD Technologist

This multisite company is moving all development for a key account to this site and would make it an unmissable opportunity to join the team.

Working in the chilled and frozen sectors, you will be responsible for managing and coordinating development projects for one of their key customers.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Coordination and presentation of NPD & EPD to the retail customer
  • Keep up to date of all relevant food trends and food innovation
  • Conduct all NPD activities in line with company policy and procedure
  • Manage and coordinate customer briefs
  • Routinely customer facing
  • Undertake research and development projects

The Candidate:

  • 1 years’ experience working in a related customer facing NPD role in the FMCG retail food sector
  • Degree in Food Science, Food Technology or equivalent
  • Experience in a chilled sector is advantageous – must be comfortable working with meat
  • Strong interpersonal skills, the role will involve communicating with both internal and external customers
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Willingness to travel for customer visits
  • A high level of motivation and career driven

In return you will be offered a competitive salary of Circa £32k DOE 

Here is what’s great about the role and the business:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 28 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development  
  • Great progression and career opportunities
  • Working with high profile retail accounts
  • Working with the highest quality ingredients and products 

 

If this sounds like you and you are interested in the NPD Technologist vacancy, hit apply, send me an up to date CV to jack.bradfield@drnewitt.com or give me a call on 0131 226 5060

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