NPD Technologist

Location
Aberdeenshire
Salary
£competitive
Posted
03 Apr 2018
Closes
03 May 2018
Ref
RG41126
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Eden Scott’s client is a well-established food manufacturing organization operating in the Aberdeenshire area and supplying to International markets.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, we are recruiting for an NPD Technologist to be part of a team creating and developing new market ready products for new and current customers.

Responsibilities

  • Aid with the development of new market ready products in line with current market trends
  • Liaise with internal and external customers when required and manage the critical path of projects
  • Run factory trials of new products
  • Packaging and sending samples of products to customers
  • Presenting and demonstrating new products
  • Ensuring developments satisfy price, quality, technical and operational requirements
  • Liaise with relevant departments to keep them up to date on projects and assist the NPD Manager and Development Chef
  • Any Ad hoc duties required to ensure NPD kitchen runs effectively

Requirements

  • Experience of working in a kitchen or in product development
  • Creative and innovative thinker
  • Ability to develop recipes using factory processes
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent decision making, problem-solving skills, interpersonal and communication skills
  • A team player
  • Self-motivated and a strong commitment to personal development
  • Full Driving License is essential as travel may be required

To discuss this exciting opportunity further, please contact Rosina Geraghty on 0131 550 1137 or email a CV to Rosina.Geraghty@edenscott.com

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