NPD Technologist

Recruiter
Location
Merseyside
Salary
Circa £21,000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
17 Aug 2017
Ref
KLHFT
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

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 kieran@drnewitt.com 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.