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      NPD Technologist

      c. £21,500 Location: North West Product: Ambient Ref: 7911

      You will be working for a market-leading food supplier which provides to sectors including successful retailers and blue-chip manufacturers. Independently owned, the business has developed a formidable reputation for offering strategic solutions for powerful brand development.

      The job

      This is a fantastic opportunity where you will receive ongoing support and training from the business, which is dedicated in ensuring your ongoing NPD career progression and development.

      Key tasks:

      • Work with the NPD Manager to manage the NPD workload.
      • Carry out recipe development according to briefs supplied.
      • Produce samples for presentation to customers both internal and external and amend samples as required.
      • Liaise with suppliers to specify new raw materials.
      • Ensure all the NPD records are up to date and accurate.
      • Liaise with the operations, buying and planning departments the ensure trials are conducted accurately and on time.
      • Evaluate the results of trials and amend processes and formulations if required.
      • Supply QA with correct information to enable accurate specifications to be produced.

      About you

      Key skills and experience for the NPD Technologist include:

      • Educated to a degree level in a food science, food technology or related discipline and/or have food NPD experience from either a university placement or recent food industry role.
      • Able to demonstrate a passion for the food industry.
      • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
      • A creative, flexible, and innovative approach.

      More details

      The NPD Technologist job is based in the North West region and is paying c. £21,500 according to your experience.

      The working hours are 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.30 am – 5 pm (4 pm finish on a Friday). Some flexibility will be needed as some production trials may take place outside of these hours.

    • Suzy Standen-Payne

      Suzy Standen-Payne, Recruitment Team Leader, is the main point of contact for this role.

      If you have any questions about the job, please email suzy@b3jobs.co.uk.

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