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NPD Technologist

CPA Recruitment
West Yorkshire
Up to £25,000
Closing date
12 Nov 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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NPD Technologist

Up to £25K according to experience

West Yorkshire


The Company

Exciting opportunity for a passionate driven foodie to join a well-established, successful business to develop high quality products for this well-established company in the food ingredients sector

The Role

A driven development technologist is required to be a key member of the team, providing high quality food products to the UK's leading food manufacturers and retailers. The successful candidate will develop innovative solutions to their key customers, improve existing products and processes as well as keeping a keen eye of costs and quality.

  • Part of the team that pride themselves on delivering market leading products and concepts
  • Using the gate process to develop products from initial concept to product launch
  • You will develop an excellent understanding of the marketplace and food trends and use this knowledge to influence NPD activity
  • Source, co-ordinate and maintain adequate supplies or raw materials, work with suppliers, make samples and support factory trials
  • Provide ingredient information and technical data for specifications, costings and labels as needed
  • Working closely with the sales team as well as the marketing team
  • Presenting to clients, visiting trade shows and exhibitions, and keeping up to date with trends and technology in food production



Personal Profile


  • Graduate in food science or a related discipline or other food science/technology qualifications, ideally with a food hygiene qualification
  • 1-3 years food manufacturing, product research & development experience
  • A driven and enthusiastic learner
  • Creative and passionate foodie, with an understanding of current food trends
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a dynamic cross functional environment
  • Flexible and problem solving, with analytical thought processes
  • A can-do attitude, effective time and project management skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Be able to work across levels with confidence and authority

Ref Code: FMW39994

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference 

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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