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Senior NPD Technologist

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£28,000 - £35,000
Closing date
21 Jul 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Senior NPD Technologist

£28,000 - £35,000
North London
Chilled, Prepared Food
Job ref: 8192

The company

This manufacturer is part of a national business and supplies products to the foodservice sector plus further food manufacturing throughout the UK.

The business is passionate about innovation and has driven the development of this exciting niche market into a fast-growing new sector for the food industry.

About the Senior NPD Technologist job

The Senior NPD Technologist role is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual.

There is a lot of scope for innovation as you will have the opportunity to work on flavour profiles from scratch, plus the chance to manage your own NPD projects.

Key tasks:

  • Recipe development and innovation.
  • Project management of NPD briefs from concept to launch.
  • Arranging and conducting factory trials.
  • Customer contact and care during development.
  • Overseeing preproduction and production launches.
  • Completing initial product costings.
  • Customer presentations.
  • Meeting with suppliers.
  • Leading benchmarking sessions.
  • Identifying potential for market growth.
  • Deputise for NPD Manager as required.

Skills & experience required for the Senior NPD Technologist job

You will be a confident project manager, with a clear sense of timescales and urgency to effectively lead and manage projects working with cross functional teams to support the delivery of NPD from concept to launch.

  • Educated to degree level – Food Science/Nutrition or equivalent.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in NPD in the food manufacturing sector.
  • Experience leading trials in a commercially run factory.
  • Passion for food and trends.

More details

The Senior NPD Technologist job is based in North London and is paying £28,000 - £35,000 according to your experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8 am - 4 pm.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

Senior Development Technologist | Senior NPD Technician | Food Product Technologist | Ingredients Technologist | Food Manufacturing Development Jobs | NPD Manager | Product Development Manager | Food Development Manager


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