NPD Technologist

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
Cheshire
Salary
Up to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted
16 Jan 2019
Closes
16 Feb 2019
Ref
AB39154
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

NPD Technologist

Salary: Up to £35,000

Location: Cheshire

I’m currently working with a fantastic who have multiple sites in different areas of food manufacturing and they’re continuing to thrive in all areas. Their customers include major brands including Muller, Cadbury and Mondelez. This particular role is working on the sports nutrition side of the business where products include powdered drinks, bars, flap jacks and gels.

As part of their continued growth, they’re looking to recruit an NPD Technologist who will report directly into the Commercial Innovations Manager at their site based in Cheshire.

Responsibilities:

  • Formulating new, innovative products from early stage development through to full scale manufacture in line with customer requirements
  • Produce small scale R&D concept samples
  • Writing development reports, documenting the formulation development process including costings
  • Assis in evaluating raw materials changes
  • Support the sales team on technical/discussions with customers
  • To have a good understanding and knowledge of products
  • Provide support for customers, face to face and over the phone

Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of product development, in food or nutrition / sports nutrition
  • Able to understand customer requests and translate them accurately
  • Ability to work autonomously, fast learner, willing to take initiative
  • Knowledge of food and industry related legislations would be an advantage, especially vitamin, minerals or nutrition
  • Able to build relationships and happy to share knowledge with colleagues ensuring collaboration and business partnering

This is a fantastic opportunity with an established and growing business where there is lots of development potential. If you’re looking of a new challenge, don’t delay in sending your application. You can apply via this advertisement or email me – andy.banks@drnewitt.com. Feel free to call me on 0161 833 0181.

Keywords: NPD Technologist, New Product Development Technologist, NPD Manager, Product Development

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