Reporting into the Technical Manager this role will form part of the technical team of a fast paced food manufacturing site.
Our client is an award winning food manufacturer that are passionate about their products
The NPD Specialist will be responsible for developing new products by liaising with externally with customers and internally with process and brand development in order to bring new products into fruition.
Other day to day responsibilities will include:
-Fully coordinate the New Product Development process
-Liaise with process coordinators to ensure finished product aligns with customer's requirements
-Train staff to ensure sensory tests are completed correctly
-Processing technical data and translating to feedback to customers
-Work proactively to drive a strong a team culture
The successful NPD Specialist will have a range of the following:
-Ideally degree qualified in Food Science or related subject
-Experience within food technology in a manufacturing environment
-Exposure to communicating with customers to agree product specification
-Ability to organise and run effective meetings
-Leadership qualities with career ambition
Competitive Salary Plus Package