NPD Technologist / Product Development Technologist

£30-35k +Benefits
11 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Recruitment Team
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

NPD Technologist, near Corwen, North Wales, Food Manufacturing

We are recruiting for an NPD Technologist role for our Food Manufacturing client based near Corwen.

This is an exciting and established company, and has been going through rapid expansion due to customer demand, and this is a brilliant opportunity to join this company who strongly invest in their people, and their career development.

The role will be to manage the introduction of new products concepts, ingredients and methods from initial brief to scale up in the factory through to launch. Deputise for NPD Manager as required.

  • To develop innovative products for both NPD and EPD projects
  • Generating new product ideas and recipes for final sign off to pass over to process technologist to trial in factory
  • Modifying and improving existing recipes
  • Responsible for sourcing new ingredients, decorations, packaging and paper cases which include the specification, MOQ, lead times and price.
  • Responsible for in house organoleptic testing on trialed products
  • Competitor benchmarking sessions
  • Complete customer QAS
  • To complete factory trials to scale up recipes from the kitchen when signed off
  • Responsible for ensuring all finalized recipes are recorded on the factory recipe template and added to the system
  • Researching new ways to produce and improve the quality, processing and packaging
  • Deputize for NPD Manager. Includes organizing weekly work plan, organizing pre-launch meetings, attending internal meetings

Skills and Experience:
  • Proven NPD Technologist experience
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Passion for food
  • Team Work skills

Salary: £30,000 -£35,000 +benefits (free parking on site, pension scheme etc)

To Apply: Please press the 'Apply' button

*Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement.

This role may be of interest to people interested in the following: NPD Technologist, Food Technologist, Product Development Technician, Product Technologist, Technical Assistant Technical Coordinator, Specifications, Corwen, Bala, Oswestry, Shropshire, Wrexham, Chester, Snowdonia, Llandudno, North Wales Production Manufacturer

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