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Junior NPD Assistant - Up to 2 months FTC

b3 jobs
£23,000 - £25,000
Closing date
24 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Graduate, Quality Assurance, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Junior NPD Assistant - Up to 2 months FTC

£23,000 to £25,000
Fife, Scotland
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8606

The company

Award winning company which has expanded not only its sites and manufacturing techniques but a huge range of branded goods recognised by retailers across and the UK and internationally.

About the Junior NPD Assistant - Up to 2 months FTC job

The purpose of your role will be to work closely with the NPD Manager, prepare and produce food as directed using modern methods, equipment, fresh food and convenience food commodities, including the production of fast-food items and unusual dishes.

Key tasks

  • Ensure that all food prepared as samples are done so in a safe and hygienic manner whilst keeping abreast of food safety, health & safety COSHH and trading legislation and work with the rest of the team to comply when appropriate.
  • Maintain sufficient stock levels of samples and of all raw materials and sundries used within development.
  • Assist in the development of new food dishes using modern food technology and methods and follow these products from concept to launch and ensure all relevant paperwork is completed and filled in appropriately.
  • Research of current food trends, consumer trends, high street brands, food shows and culinary tours as appropriate. 
  • Aid the sales team/NPD team in product presentations/food shows as required. Be involved in clearing, cleaning within the kitchen using approved products and prescribed methods.

About You

The successful candidate should have a love for food, and possibly have an interest in food development and processes with a food manufacturing career in mind.  

  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work closely alongside team members for effective results.

More details

The Junior NPD Assistant - Up to 2 months FTC job is based in Fife and is paying £23,000 to £25,000 according to your experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday - Office Hours.

Alternate job titles

Graduate Development Technologist | Product Development Assistant | Junior NPD Technologist | Food Product Developer | Food NPD Jobs | Food Science Graduate Jobs



Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
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  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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