Senior NPD Technologist

North West
£30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30-£40K+ benefits
19 Sep 2017
17 Oct 2017
Carole Hearn
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Senior NPD Technologist

After a company restructure my client is looking to recruit an NPD Technologist and a Senior Technologist to strengthen their team.

  • Senior NPD Technologist
  • £30-£40k + benefits
  • Permanent role
  • North West

The Company:

  • Branded and own label product
  • Multi-site business
  • Premium product range

You'll be working for a manufacturer who supply a range of premium branded and own label products. They are passionate about what they do and aim to put the customer at the heart of everything they do.
A company well established they produce a vast range of products and supply to all major retailers.

The Role:

  • NPD Technologist/Senior NPD Technologist
  • Maintain and improve food safety
  • Deliver all NPD products in line with the critical path

Reporting to the NPD Manager and working closely with them you will ensure that any new product brief follows the brief and is launched in a timely manner. Once given the brief you will manage the entire process from concept to launch.
Support and when necessary lead the NPD site meeting. Work with the commercial team to ensure all NPD related paperwork and samples are processed and available on time and in full as per the requirements of the customer. You will be working with major retailers so will have regular contact with them on the phone and face to face.

What you'll get

  • To work for a forward thinking progressive company
  • A multi-site company
  • An opportunity to work with major retailers

The opportunity to work for company that is always improving and open to hearing of innovative ideas to improve ways of working. To work with award winning products and a team of positive forward thinking people.

What you need

  • To be educated to degree level within a food discipline
  • Experience of NPD ideally within bakery or ingredients
  • Experience working with the major retailers

You need to be a graduate calibre with experience of working in an NPD department of a food manufacturing business. Within your role, you will be highly motivated and have strong interpersonal skills.
You will have resilience and thrive in working in a pressurised environment, prioritising work load to deliver results on time and in full.
The role is based in the North West so you will need to be based here or willing to relocate here.

How to Apply:

If you've read this advert and think “I like the sound of that I want to know more” then please forward your CV to: or please call me and we can have a conversation. In the day, you can reach me on the office number: 0161 832 7463 and out of hours I can be reached on my mobile: 07792 466140 please quote reference 2738
I look forward to receiving your application. If it's not for you or you do not have the relevant experience but know someone who has I would be very grateful if you can pass my details on and ask them to give me a call.

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