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NPD Technologist

DR Newitt
Billingham, Durham (GB)
Closing date
19 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Development, Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

A fantastic, UK, award winning client has an opportunity for an NPD Technologist 

This is a brilliant opportunity for the right person with bundles of energy, drive and enthusiasm to join a fast-paced team working in party food, covering Indian, oriental, Mediterranean, and more! 

The Role
•    Managing the critical path of product development from concept to post-production launch
•    Key parts of the role will be to improve existing products (EPD), develop new products (NPD)
•    You are expected to conform to relevant product, quality, safety, and legality procedures as detailed by your line manager
•    Liaise closely with the relevant commercial account manager to develop and deliver the agreed commercial objectives of specified accounts
•    Understand the requirements and needs of both internal and external customers to keep both parties continually ahead of the competition
•    Assist the process team with factory trials and pre-productions
•    To complete customer QAS documents in line with achievable parameters within the business
•    And more !

The Candidate
•    Right to work in the UK
•    Educated to A level standard or Educated to Degree level
•    The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
•    The ability to closely liaise with other departments and external customers.
•    Strong organisation skills and the ability to work to customer deadlines.
•    The ability to be flexible and adaptable.
•    Willingness to learn all aspects of the production process.
•    Some technical knowledge and an understanding of managing projects. 
•    Knowledge of plant and processes, ingredients and products, and a sound commercial awareness is desirable.

•    Pension scheme 
•    25 days holiday + bank holidays 
•    Car allowance 
•    Sick pay
•    Life insurance


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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