NPD Technologist

Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
31 Oct 2017
Ref
HB2923
Contact
Ryan Peters
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Title: NPD Technologist
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Location: Bedfordshire

PURPOSE OF JOB:
Our client is one of the largest suppliers of specialist products of their kind in Europe. Due to continued growth they are looking to strengthen their Technical and Development Teams with an ambitious and driven NPD Technologist.

This is an engaging and diverse role, working alongside the Head of Sales to drive development on a wide range of ambient products from concept to launch.
It is ideal for knowledgeable NPD Professionals who are seeking an opportunity to truly progress their career and work for a strong company that values its employees and their development.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
*Development of nutritional guidelines for new and existing products
*EPD on the existing product range and amending nutritional guidelines to new customer standards
*Taking action on customer feedback
*Issue product samples
*Communicating food legislation principles to other departments
*Ingredient evaluation reports
*Working with the rest of the Technical team on NPD presentations, project meetings and panels
*Writing internal and customer specifications
*Delivering NPD presentations to customers

EXPERIENCE
*Significant experience within a similar NPD role for Food Manufacturing
*Ideally degree qualified in Food Science
*Experience working with UK Retailers via service and specifications
*Strong written and verbally communication skills
*Pro-active approach to NPD and a strong interesting in the customer trends
*Computer literate
*Strong task management skills
*Flexibility to working hours
*UK Driving License and own transport

In return my client is offering a competitive basic salary, tangible opportunities for career progression and an inclusive and fresh working environment.

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Ryan Peters at ryan@hendbrown.com or call 07940 005540 for more information.
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