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NPD Technologist

11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

NPD Technologist



Ref: FMW38070


An award winning fresh food business that produce mouth-watering delicious products for retailers globally! This company has sites around the world and a core business value is to support local farmers and produce the freshest finished product.

The Role

An exciting opportunity to join a growing NPD team in a new role that will support the business innovation goals. Core responsibilities will include:

  • Complete quarterly market review of the UK retailers and coffee shops
  • Management of a key customer and their NPD strategy and operational needs
  • Research for new suppliers for innovation for packaging and raw materials
  • NPD monthly trends report - analysis and reporting of global food trends
  • Managing artwork approval - be the key contact for all artwork related tasks (e.g. providing printer information, check to approve/reject artwork, keep artwork tracker up to date, liaise with technical for checks)
  • Support in running trials with sites to gather key information for NPD/EPD
  • Support NPD admin: sample requests / courier requests / new line forms / purchasing customer benchmarks / nutritional calculations

Personal Profile

  • Passionate foodie
  • Work independently and prioritise workload
  • Organisation and time management
  • Able to cope in fast paced environment
  • Degree in food, marketing or business management ideal

Ref Code: FMW38070

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Sarah to  

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