NPD Technologist

DR Newitt
Circa £21,000
17 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My Client is a successful Food & Beverage research and development business. They are looking for a creative, driven NPD Technologist to join their R&D team, working with FMCG businesses throughout the UK. They are considering candidates of various levels of experience, from Food/Drink Science graduates with a year in industry to NPD/Technical candidates who have been in the manufacturing industry for a couple of years. The business and position offers massive progression opportunities as they are growing year on year and a market leading organisation

What’s on offer –

  • Circa £21,000
  • Monday to Friday
  • Normal office hours

The Role –

  • To assist in the research and development of existing products, working from a brief provided by the customer
  • To be involved in sample creation and pre-production trials of developed products
  • Day to day facility management including cleaning, stocking, purchasing stock and consumables
  • To be involved within the presentations of samples and ideas to customers
  • To work cohesively with cross-functional teams including Commercial etc. and assist when required
  • Maintaining an in-depth understanding of the clients and customers’ needs by regular review and benchmarking sessions
  • Customer and Supplier coordination and involvement

The candidate –

  • To have Science degree (food / chemical)
  • Can cook – (Ideally industrial experience)
  • To be creative and skilled in developing concepts and ideas
  • Verbal and written and computer skills to be able to work with blue chip companies
  • Self-starter and responsible (will be working unsupervised)
  • Food handling certification

If you would like to apply for this opportunity then a please send me your most recent up to date CV to or if you would like to discuss the location and the role in more detail then please call Kieran Hyde on 0161 833 0181, Mon - Thurs 8.45am till 6pm and Fri 8.45pm till 5.30pm.

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