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Product Development Technologist

CPA Recruitment
Circa £40,000 plus Package
Closing date
25 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company.
This is an amazing opportunity within a high growth and innovative SME food brand who are on a mission to re-define perceptions around health eating with a range of delicious products which are healthier, tastier and are higher in quality which your whole family will enjoy. A new opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and highly skilled product development professional who has a love of all things healthy. The successful candidate will have a first class understanding of delivering a market-leading NPD / EPD pipeline. This role is a pivotal position which will involve closely working with a range of internal and external stakeholders to successfully develop first class enjoyable healthy products to market, enabling future growth of the business.
The Role.

  • Deliver a market-leading NPD / EPD pipeline, and help shape the product briefs, co-ordinate panels, create samples and arrange consumer research 
  • Support the Stage & Gate process by working / co-ordinating the information cross functionally to ensure delivery of the critical path
  • Develop and manage new product documentations
  • Develop relationship with key customers and copackers
  • Deliver best in class ideation and formulations within the commercial framework 
  • Monitor the UK and overseas market to identify category and product trends

The Person.

  • A passion for high quality, healthy food
  • Degree educated in relevant discipline e.g. Food Science, Nutrition
  • Prior Development and Project Management experience within FMCG
  • Experience of working with factories, and with co-manufacturers
  • Pro-active, organised, creative and solutions focused mindset
  • Excellent communicator, project management and multi-tasking; thrives in a fast paced environment

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of James Constable to

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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