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      Senior NPD Technologist (Savoury)

      £35,000 - £40,000 Location: East Midlands Product: Savoury Ref: 62648

      The company creates an extensive variety of high-quality, market leading products and ingredients for the food and beverage industry. They supply a wide variety of food businesses across the world and actively implement a successful, rapid growth strategy.

      At the heart of their success is the continuous investment in talent and providing support to their people – this is an excellent opportunity to be part of this passionate and diverse team who always strive to innovate and grow with the business.

      The job

      As Senior NPD Technologist, you will be responsible for developing innovative, market leading savoury food products and recipes to fit customer requirements plus supervising the NPD Technologists, carrying out training where required. You will also deputise for the Development Manager.

      Key duties:

      • Liaise with the marketing team on market trends to generate new product ideas
      • Attend customer visits as part of a team or independently
      • Competent & professional communication with customers
      • Coordinate new product launches and attend product trials, both internal and external
      • Lead strategic projects with strategic customers

      Your experience

      To be considered for the Senior NPD Technologist job, you will ideally be degree educated in a food science / food technology or similar and possess strong food product development experience, including food formulations (ideally 3 years +).

      A background of working with savoury food products is essential such as savoury seasonings, marinades, sauces, coatings, glazes, mixes, savoury bakery, or similar food products.

      To succeed in the role, you will have good project management skills, be highly organised and a strong passion for food, flavours, and product development.

      More details

      The Senior NPD Technologist job is based in the East Midlands region and is paying £35,000 - £40,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

      The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.45 am – 5 pm.

      How to apply

      If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Senior NPD Technologist job, please click the Apply button.

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