NPD Technologist | Leicester | Chilled | Major Career Development Opportunity

7 days left

Location
Leicester
Salary
c£25,000 + (flexible dependent on experience)
Posted
27 Aug 2017
Closes
27 Sep 2017
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Paul Nyman Consultancy are currently recruiting an NPD Technologist for a leading food business based in the Leicester area.  

The Business

This business is a well-known manufacturer within their category and supply innovative, premium quality products to the major retailers across brand and own label. They are a long-established food business with a focus on maintaining a healthy relationship with their customer base and development of its employees. Alongside their well-established traditional chilled product base they also have a number of trend setting innovative divisions operating under both brand and own label which has gone through increased investment in recent years and growing YOY across the retailers.  

The Role

The team are now looking to recruit a NPD Technologist who will be responsible for working closely with process to drive innovation to keep them ahead of the competition. This position is an integral part of the Development team, and involves networking with internal departments, suppliers and the customer as required. It is a creative role and blue sky thinking will generate industry leading NPD but a commercial mindset to manage the process through from concept to launch. Through market trends, food safari's and retailer visits this role will form part of the innovation core for the business.  

The Individual

You will have had experience in a similar role, or a successful graduate placement in an FMCG company. Team-work and flexibility are essential in this role and you must be able to demonstrate this at all times. You will have energy, enthusiasm and a desire to be better and progress. A highly creative mind is must but a commercial awareness to realise the production and customer consequences of ideas will allow you to stand out.  

Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in NPD, Technical, Quality, Process, Sales, Category Management and Marketing Recruitment across the food industry in the UK.  

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