Senior NPD Technologist
Senior NPD Technologist
Job ref: 61600 | £30,000 - £35,000 | South West
This well established, leading food manufacturer which supplies in to the major multiples, is currently seeking a Senior NPD Technologist to work with their busy and talented technical team. The company boasts a product range which is varied with an array of bestselling famous brands within their international business.
The company has experienced rapid growth, doubling the size of the business in the last 4 years with continued growth aspirations for the coming years, therefore this is a fantastic time to join the team.
Reporting to the Innovation Manager, this role supports the development and optimisation of the company’s product range in line with the strategy defined for the business.
You will manage the new products launch projects, from the initial concept to industrialisation and launch in the factory plus also create and manage critical paths for each project, coordinating such project by liaising with colleagues, customers and service providers in order to meet agreed deadlines.
You will ideally be of graduate / HND calibre in a food or nutrition discipline and you will possess strong NPD or process development experience from the food manufacturing industry. A background of working with dairy or related products is essential. We are looking for a detailed project manager, a hands-on approach and excellent communication skills. Experience of working with the major UK retailers is also a distinct benefit.
The Senior NPD Technologist role is based in the South West region and is paying £30,000 - £35,000 according to individual skills and previous experience plus benefits including company contributory pension, optical care, wellbeing tests, childcare vouchers, 25 days holiday + bank holidays and more.
The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.30pm, however flexibility will be required to accommodate factory trials and company needs.
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Alternative job titles
New Product Development Manager | NPD Manager | Process Development Manager | NPD Process Jobs | Development Technologist| Senior Process Technologist | Food Development Jobs | South West UK | Somerset
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