Assistant NPD Technologist / Graduate

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
Aberdeenshire
Salary
up to £20K
Posted
17 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Ref
MSJW001
Function
Development, Graduate
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

As an NPD Technologist, you will assist the development managers with creating, developing and launching products in accordance with commercial briefs, brand standards, quality and cost parameters and time scales. 

Key responsibilities 

•Hands on kitchen work to produce quality product samples, following a set recipe, for internal and external product presentations 
•Recipe development and specification details recorded accurately
•Test for Quality Control data; raw material, drained weights, salt content, pH      
•Heat Penetration Procedures   
•Sensory Evaluation of samples
•Researching food trends and food to go market to participate in product design 
•Ensuring the correct ingredients are available on site in the correct quantity for production of samples on the required day, by planning and ordering ingredients from factories or suppliers 
•Input the recipe into the costing system to create a complete costing, and nutritional information which is used in the customer presentation pack 
•Deliver accurate and timely documentation to support customer presentations and launches 


The ideal candidate 

•Happy to try all food types including meat and fish 
•Graduate with a food related degree 
•Relevant experience working in an NPD environment 
•Passionate about Food
 

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