Graduate New Product Deveolpment Technologist

Blue Spark
South East England
21 Sep 2017
21 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

This is an excellent chance to get involved with NPD projects for this leading global supplier of specialist ingredients to the food and beverage industries. A front runner in their sector, they are now seeking an NPD Assistant to support their growing team.

The Role

As a vital member of the department you will report to the Category Manager. As well as supporting NPD the team you will liaise with customers to drive concept development and utilise the core strengths of the product portfolio. You'll apply your market knowledge and passion for food into inspirational ideas that will enhance the existing range of products whilst using your creative flair to develop new concepts that are in line with customer briefs as well as the latest consumer trends. In addition you’ll develop samples for customers to ensure factory production accurately reproduces the team’s innovative recipes to a high standard, working closely with internal teams to provide necessary information for customers including benchmarking, market data, new raw material info, recipes and costs.

The Candidate

We are looking for a passionate food graduate who has ideally gained some experience within a food manufacturing environment. You’ll have an understanding of the development process along with the ability to prioritise and organise your work effectively in this fast paced role. Great interpersonal skills are essential, and you’ll also be confident working within a team or on your own initiative.

So if you are looking for that first step into the food industry then this could be the role for you! Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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