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NPD Technologist

b3 jobs
North East England
£20,000 - £25,000
Closing date
24 Oct 2021

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NPD Technologist

Ref: 7873 | £20,000 - £25,000 | North East

The company

You will be working for an extremely successful and well-established food manufacturer.

The company supply ambient products to the food manufacturing industry from several strategically placed, state of the art manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the UK.

With comprehensive technical, sourcing and buying knowledge, the business can cater specifically to their customers’ needs.

The job

Your purpose as NPD Technologist is to ensure the NPD process is running smoothly and help to keep all NPD records and documentation up to date.

Core duties:

  • Work on development projects within agreed timescales
  • Record recipe data following successful kitchen sample.
  • Assist with the NPD launch table on existing products including recipe or packaging changes.
  • Liaise with suppliers on and approve new ingredients & packaging.
  • Calculate nutritional data and complete finished product specifications.
  • Carry out sensory analysis.
  • Complete costings and prepare samples for presentation & despatch.

Your experience

  • Food industry product development experience.
  • Ideally be a holder of a food science, food technology or nutrition related degree.
  • Sound knowledge of ingredient functionality and nutrition.
  • A passion for food innovation is essential.
  • IT literate and high attention to detail.
  • Looking to join a business where you can grow your food NPD career.

More details

The NPD Technologist job is based in Kent and is paying £20,000 - £25,000 according to your experience.

The working hours will be Monday to Friday, standard office hours, with some flexibility during peak periods, production trials etc.

How to apply

To be considered for the 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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Alternative job titles

New Product Development Technologist | NPD Technician | Food Product Developer | Food Product Development | Food Science Jobs | Graduate NPD Technologist | Product Formulation Technologist | Food Manufacturing Jobs | Food NPD Jobs in Tyne & Wear


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