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Senior Product Technologist

CPA Recruitment
London + Home working
£attractive + package
Closing date
29 May 2022

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Contract Type
Development, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Senior Product Technologist 


London – hybrid working

Working for this truly iconic brand you’ll lead and manage the technical and CSR aspects of the own brand new product development process, including supplier approval and specification sign off.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all products developed and launched meet external commitments, product safety and legal due diligence requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To work with the cross functional teams to deliver technical aspects of the NPD process on time
  • To ensure the technical aspects NPD are delivered to the standard required
  • All specifications to be in place
  • All audits to be carried out to the schedule and all corrective actions followed up and closed off
  • To ensure internal operational procedures, COP and Policies relevant to area of responsibility, manage current known risks to the business with a specific focus on International law
  • Ensure all new suppliers are compliant and audited to all relevant operational procedures prior to manufacture and supply
  • Implement and maintain a supplier quality management system
  • To ensure all new product is launched with full legal due diligence and traceability
  • To ensure all staff are provided with training on Technical NPD requirements and the compliance of all staff training to be monitored as part of the internal audits and the delivery of the cross functional Technical NPD requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring project plans are in place, communicated to the relevant areas, timescales are adhered to and regular updates sent out as agreed

Person Profile

  • Scientific degree or equivalent
  • Significant experience in a technical area in either retailing or manufacturing
  • Experience in influencing cross functional teams to deliver new processes
  • Gated development process experience is a key requirement
  • Supplier auditing experience, specification creation and sign off experience is required

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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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