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Graduate NPD Technologist – North Yorkshire – Immediate start available…

The Appointed Group
Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
Up to £24,000 per annum
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Development, Graduate, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Business….

We are delighted to be working exclusively with this Global leading Food & Drinks business with multiple manufacturing sites across north America, Europe and the UK. Specialising and supplying a wide range of chilled, frozen and ambient products for retailers, wholesale and food service customers.

About You….

You’ll be a Food Science Graduate, a born foodie, someone who enjoys creating their own recipes, food blogging, following leading chefs on Instagram and up to date with both current and emerging food trends. You’ll be super excited about interpreting and translating a diverse range of customer briefs from kitchen concepts to successful product launch. You’ll receive one to one on the job training, exposure to a wide range of food and drink customers and offered unrivaled career progression.

The Role 

Following The Appointed Group’s successful placement of a Senior Development Chef based at their recently acquired Development Kitchen Suite in North Yorkshire, we’re now seeking a Concept Technologist to support him and the companies wider UK Innovation teams with development of exciting new products.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Continuous R&D of your product category and food trend monitoring

  • Hands on kitchen and recipe development of new concepts as well as EPD lines

  • Under guidance of senior management work closely and build strong working relationships with key account managers to create and deliver agreed budgetary & commercial goals and objectives within specified categories

  • Key understanding and grasp of customer requirements and expectations

  • Identifying key trends to ensure clients are informed and that agreed products are commercially viable

  • Playing a key part in presenting panels and collation of the results from the panels.

  • Attending multiple UK factory sites to assist with trials, pre-productions and launch.


A highly competitive salary of between £20-24,000 plus an excellent benefits package.




The Appointed Group are experts in delivering tailored recruitment solutions. 

We help our clients achieve competitive advantage by uncovering the best talent and building successful teams across Food & Drink, Aquaculture and Agribusiness.

Backed by leading industry experience, we target and engage with talented individuals who have the specific skills, knowledge and expertise that suit perfectly our clients’ needs and objectives.

Our clients are considered our partners and our commitment to supporting their needs has a genuine impact on their ability to thrive in today’s challenging economic climate.

We are confident that working together with us will help you change your view of the recruitment process…for the better.

Find Us
0131 609 0358
Anchorage House
High Cross
United Kingdom
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