Product Development Technologist

Employer
KP Snacks
Location
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Salary
Highly competitive base salary, pension & lots more great benefits
Closing date
3 Oct 2020

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Product Development Technologist

Pontefract (home of Butterkist popcorn)

6 month FTC (fixed-term contract)

 

As our Product Development Technologist, you'll create exciting new snacking products (branded and own label) by working cross-functionally with colleagues in Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing, Finance, etc.

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Coordinating and supporting a range of product development projects, including cost reduction activities, NPD launches and continuous product improvements
  • Develop products that are best in class in terms of performance, cost and efficiency
  • Supporting the "Spirit of innovation" across the business

 

The multi-award-winning culture at KP Snacks is friendly, welcoming and supportive. We encourage everyone to be the best they can be, working together to achieve great results.

 

Essential knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of food ingredients/food process and/or a good understanding of product development
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong numerical aptitude
  • Good knowledge of food safety and manufacturing processes
  • Good knowledge of flavours and food trends
  • Product development experience
  • Lean experience
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