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NPD Technologist

Reed Specialist Recruitment Ltd.
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate, Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Are you a recent - or upcoming - Food Science graduate, who is looking for a new role within the Food Manufacturing industry?

Do you want to work for an iconic, market-leading food company who offer premium products?

Reed (Food & FMCG) are representing a very famous and respected company, in their search for an NPD Technologist to join their team.


Example of role responsibilities once fully trained:

Manage factory activity for NPD, EPD projects in line with signed off critical path, internal and customer criteria, resolving any issues in a timely manner before launch.

  • Plan, organise and carry out trials on new products and processes
  • Ensure all relevant data is collected, documented, and communicated throughout the trial process
  • Ensure food safety, legality and quality standards are met for all new & existing product development
  • Assess products against the current HACCP plan, reporting outcome into the HACCP team
  • To be a key member of the NPD Development Team and to build strong relationships with key team members, customers and suppliers
  • To proactively manage own workload based on the teams' weekly objectives


Desirable experience:


  • Knowledge of process product development
  • Knowledge of Product Development stage gate processes.
  • Knowledge of food labelling regulations
  • To have an inquisitive mind - to be able to understand a problem and be able to design an experiment to help solve or understand the issue
  • Ability to analysis data
  • Knowledge of Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector


If this sounds interesting - please apply and a Consultant will be in touch to discuss in further detail.



Since 1960 Reed has pioneered specialist recruitment, sourcing knowledgeable, skilled professionals for jobs across the UK. 

Our experts recruit across 20 sectors, including Food & FMCG, so whether you are looking to hire your next Technical Manager, or urgently require a Head of Finance, we can help you.

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