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Product Development Technologist

Bradford, West Yorkshire
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Job Purpose: 

  • To make, document, and send product samples to customers in accordance with internal PD procedures / customer codes of practice. 
  • Support the PD manager in preparing and presenting samples to internal and external customers.
  • To always ensure the smooth running of PD areas, maintaining a high level of GMP and hygienic practice.  

Principal Accountabilities:

  •     To make kitchen samples in accordance with the PD procedure.
  •     Ensure kitchen products are made / assessed in accordance with customer codes of practice.
  •     To ensure all samples from kitchen and relevant trials are sent for internal and external signoff in an organised and timely manner.
  •     Maintain paperwork / IT system to provide documented trail of PD work undertaken.
  •     Support meetings regarding PD projects / feasibility and challenges with relevant site / business functions.
  •     Collaborate with Procurement to arrange and deliver raw materials and ingredients requirements to site.
  •     Assist in other PD activities where required, such as presentation to customers alongside PD manager.
  •     Assist in production trials, when necessary, particularly new product designs and concepts.


The Princes Group has over 7,000 employees with offices and production sites in the UK, Netherlands, Italy, Poland, France and Mauritius. Princes manufactures 350 different food and drink products responsibly sourced and enjoyed by consumers every day. None of this would be possible without striving to be an employer of choice, where our colleagues are proud to represent our business.

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