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Product Developer

DR Newitt
London (Greater)
Closing date
19 Feb 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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A fantastic, British award winning client has an opportunity for a Product Developer!

This is a brilliant opportunity for the right person with bundles of energy, drive and enthusiasm to join a fast-paced working environment. Working with the likes of dairy, meat, vegan, pasta and more! This is a stand alone NPD role, you will gain more experience, responsibility and exposure to high end retailers and brands.

The Role
•    End-to-end New Product Development
•    Responsibility passes to the Production Manager once the factory team are trained on the agreed production process.
•    Managing time and resources, are vital. You will need to be able to prioritise your activity and to be able to achieve customer sample presentation and launch deadlines.
•    Facilitating changes to current factory ingredients, for food safety, production efficiency or commercial improvement. 
•    Understand and implement section 5.1 of the BRC Standard relating to New Product Development process and to adhere to processes documented in the Quality Manual.     
•    Attend scheduled development meetings with the Technical, Production and Purchasing departments to gain HACCP approval for any new ingredients,         suppliers, or processes required by the development process.
•    Contribute to the continuous improvement of our quality standards & documentation through QAS records.
•    Become involved in any other projects as deemed necessary by your line manager
and more! 

The Candidate
•    minimum a-level standard, numerate, Excel literate
•    at least 1 year in similar role
•    office based so needs to live in London, but able to travel regularly to factory site (Evesham, Worcestershire) 
•    Food factory experience
•    Detailed, precise, methodical, organised & tidy 
•    Imaginative 
•    self-sufficient, self-motivated 
•    Good palette 
•    In touch with current food (esp. Restaurant) trends

•    Travel expenses covered 
•    Pension
•    28 days holiday 
•    Possibility of WFH


Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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