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NPD Food Technologist - hybrid

b3 jobs
£28,000 - £31,000
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

NPD Food Technologist - Hybrid

£28,000 - £31,000
Prepared Food
Job ref: 8636

The company

This job is working for a very well-established and respected manufacturer that supplies to UK retailers and foodservice markets, as well as further food manufacturing. Always at the forefront of product development and innovation, they have continually invested in new facilities and the latest technologies.

About the NPD Food Technologist job

This is an exciting opportunity for a food graduate with some NPD experience to join an energetic, innovative, and friendly food product development team which has some exciting projects underway. This role will give you the opportunity to work closely with major food retailers and provides fantastic exposure to learning the entire food NPD process from concept to launch.

  • Idea generation, recipe design and arranging new materials as well as writing specifications.
  • Interfacing with production teams and attending customer presentations, project meetings, and factory trials.
  • Shelf-life assessments and factory quality taste panels and generating ideas.
  • Liaising with customers.
  • Application work (cooking whilst always maintaining good housekeeping and cleanliness throughout workstations.

About you

The successful candidate should have at least one years’ experience within a similar role in the food manufacturing industry as well as a food related degree.

  • An organised individual within a fast-paced working environment and a keen eye for detail. ‎‎‎
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and quick to learn.
  • ‎A high passion for food and flavours with an open approach to innovation, processes, and concepts. ‎‎
  • An honest and open person wo is an excellent team player and an excellent communicator at all levels.

More details

The NPD Food Technologist job is based in Kent and is paying £28,000 - £31,000 according to your experience.

The package includes 33 days of annual leave (including bank holidays), Christmas shutdown, and contribution to your pension at a rate of 5.5%.

The working hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00 pm with the flexibility to work at home on a regular basis which would be 2 days per week once the role has been established.

Alternate job titles

NPD Technologist | New Product Development Technologist | NPD Technician | Food Product Developer | Food Product Development | Food Science Jobs | Food Manufacturing Jobs | Food NPD Jobs


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

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