NPD Technologist

b3 jobs
East Anglia
£28,000 - £35,000
Closing date
17 Nov 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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NPD Technologist

Job ref: 62441 | £28,000 - £35,000 | East Anglia

The company

This successful business is a leading supplier of branded and private label beverages to some of the largest, fastest-growing retailers in the UK, EU and USA; three of the most competitive retail markets in the world.

The job

This is a brand-new role due to ongoing company success, where you will modify existing products for customers as well as introduce and refine new innovative product concepts through the development process, ensuring that technical and quality standards are achieved and maintained. 

Reporting to the Quality & Technical Manager, the successful candidate will liaise closely with the Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain teams to develop new products that will expand the product range and create points of difference that will help win business and drive sales and profitability.

This job offers an excellent opportunity to be creative, using your own ideas along with those of the wider business and customers to create brands that consumers love.

Your experience

You will ideally be educated to a degree level in food science, food technology or nutrition related discipline and possess previous product development experience.

You will ideally have a background within beverage manufacturing (most preferably soft drinks) or maybe flavours, colours or preservatives experience, within either food or beverages.

You will have a passion for product innovation, a creative flair, a good understanding of market trends plus possess excellent communication skills. A driving licence is required due to site location.

More details

The NPD Technologist job is based in the East Anglia region and is paying £28,000 - £35,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the NPD Technologist job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Suzy Standen-Payne, quoting job reference 62441.

What happens next?

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

New Product Development Technologist | Beverage Product Developer | NPD Technician | Drinks Product Development Jobs | Food Industry NPD Jobs | Norfolk

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