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Development Technologist

Kandhu Recruitment Ltd
Park Royal
£35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Reporting to the NPD Manager the successful candidate will take responsibility for launching and evaluating new product development


OUR CLIENT Is a vibrant, fast growing manufacturer of premium snack foods, supplying most of the major multiple retailers, both with branded and retailer own-label products.

THE ROLESupport and/or lead as appropriate, the project management of briefs from concept to launch with a right first time approach (including sample submissions and sample amendments, customer presentations, critical path, launch update, trials, artwork and packaging development process, manufacturing and palletisation guidelines, post implementation reviews)Lead factory trials for new products with the support of the factory operatives and Factory Managers, Packaging Technologist, (where relevant) to ensure that products are only progressed where truly feasible without risk to product integrity, technical standards and commercial viability. Understand the relevant manufacturing equipment capabilities, process and limitations to ensure that they are considered within all new products and packaging. Help highlighting any risks to ensure that they are managed or mitigated


We're looking for a candidate that shows enthusiasm, initiative and is well-organised and reliable. However, the following basic skills would be an advantage -

Having plenty of initiative and common sense as well as a willing to take on different tasks and generally get involved.Strong IT (good excel knowledge) and communication skills will be essential - due to the nature of the role you will need to be confident in communicating with people face to face or over the phone.

Experience in a Technical or Development role Excellent presentation and communication skillsAn ability to learn quickly in order to develop a comprehensive knowledge of the role and accompanying responsibilitiesAn ability to work efficiently and enthusiastically both as part of a team and individually.

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!

"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."

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Kandhu has fully implemented GDPR & Privacy Policies across its business and a copy of our Privacy Policy can be found by visiting our website. By applying for this role Kandhu will add your details to our database - assuming you have the right level of experience for the roles you apply for, after which we will be in touch.


Kandhu – 14th Year in Food Sector Recruitment

At Kandhu Recruitment we like to work with people not just “computers or documents that say CV on the top of the page” and that is why we have been successfully supporting our client and candidates in the Food and Drinks Sector for nearly 14 years.

We work with all the main food businesses across the UK from Food Manufactures and Food Importers through to Food Service businesses supplying the massive Pub, Restaurant and Out of Home market place.

UK Wide recruitment and International occasionally we cover all the Core Operational and Head Office roles where a Food Business needs great people, including:

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01303 271367
16 The Glenmore Centre
Shearway Business Park
Pent Road
CT19 4RJ
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