NPD Technologist

Adelie Foods.
Redmoor, Milton Keynes
Up to £22,000 plus benefits
21 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
NPD Technologist - MK
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Joining Adele you will become part of one of the UK’s leading ‘Food to Go’ companies with ambitious plans for global expansion and as such you can look forward to working with a whole bunch of talented colleagues with a shared passion for quality, service and most importantly food!

We are currently recruiting for a NPD Technologist to be based in Redmoor, Milton Keynes.

As an NPD Technologist, you will assist the development managers with creating, developing and launching products in accordance with commercial briefs, brand standards, quality and cost parameters and time scales.

Duties and responsibilities

•Hands on kitchen work to produce quality product samples, following a set recipe, for internal and external product presentations
•Monitoring ingredients used to ensure they are of the correct quality and compiling a pick list of ingredients for the development assistant and ensuring the make-up pack is complete to the process time line
•Brief procurement and suppliers regarding the sourcing and ordering, and re-ordering of standard, specialist and bespoke ingredients
•Researching food trends and food to go market to participate in product design
•Ensuring the correct ingredients are available on site in the correct quantity for production of samples on the required day, by planning and ordering ingredients from factories or suppliers
•Input the recipe into the costing system to create a complete costing, and nutritional information which is used in the customer presentation pack
•Deliver accurate and timely documentation to support customer presentations and launches
•Assisting NPD colleagues to fulfill their duties in a detailed timely manner

The ideal candidate

•Graduate with a food related degree (be it food science or nutrition ideally)
•Relevant experience working in an NPD environment
•Use of own initiative
•Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
•The ability to communicate cross-functionally
•Full clean driving license and own car
•Be happy to try all food types including meat and fish
•Confident and out-going personality
•Passionate about Food!

In return for your time & hard work

•Salary, circa £22,000 per annum
•33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
•Pension scheme
•Life Assurance
•Child Care Vouchers
•Cycle to Work Scheme
•Free parking on site
•Subsidized canteen

Interested? Apply Now!

Adelie Foods confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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