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Graduate NPD Technologist

b3 jobs
c. £18,500
Closing date
27 Aug 2021

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Development, Graduate
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Graduate NPD Technologist

Job ref: 62938 | c. £18,500 | Lancashire

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading, well-known food manufacturer which is part of a large national group. Products are manufactured to the highest quality and are supplied to all the major UK retailers under both own brand and private label.

The job

As Graduate NPD Technologist you will support the delivery of all NPD products and develop exciting, innovative, and great tasting food products in line with issued briefs.

This is a customer-focused, hands-on, and rewarding role where you will generate samples for submission, ensure adherence to the trial process and record and communicate information effectively and in a timely fashion.

In this role you will gain excellent experience, working with UK retailers and multiple departments to grow your knowledge and learn new skills.

Your experience

You will be a motivated individual with a creative flair and passion for food product development.

This role would suit a recent food science, food technology or similar graduate who is looking to gain valuable experience working in a busy and innovative food development team.

Previous NPD experience, such as from a university placement, would be an advantage although not essential. A keen interest in baking and bakery products is also beneficial.

You will be a team player with superb communication skills with enthusiasm for the products you work with.

More details

The Graduate NPD Technologist job is based in Lancashire and paying c. £18,500.

The package also includes 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, free parking, employee wellbeing programme, staff canteen with hot and cold drinks and snacks.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.

How to apply

To be considered for the Graduate NPD Technologist job, please click the Apply button.

After you have submitted your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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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 our consultants have considerable recruitment experience, so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

Alternative job titles

New Product Development Technologist | Graduate Development Technologist | NPD Technician | Food Product Developer | Food NPD Jobs | Food Product Development | Food Science Graduate Jobs | Lancashire


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