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      Senior NPD Technologist

      £27,000 - £35,000 Location: South Wales Product: Prepared Ref: 62939

      We are seeking a talented and passionate individual to work for a leading provider of premium quality specialist products to food manufacturers, foodservice, and retailers throughout the UK.

      With a constantly expanding portfolio and innovative approach to food, the business can provide customers with products tailored to their individual needs.

      The job

      As Senior NPD Technologist, you will oversee the food product development process, from initial brief and concept, through to successful launch.

      The company are currently undergoing expansion due to their ongoing success; therefore this is an exciting time to join the team.

      Core duties:

      • Manage each stage of the critical path ensuring customer expectations are met.
      • Ensure products are launched in line with food safety, quality, and customer codes of practice.
      • Support in identifying new development opportunities in customer portfolios with the commercial team.
      • Be a key NPD point of contact, answering all queries from the customer development and technical teams.
      • Managing and coordinating sample submissions, nutritional and micro testing.
      • Liaise with the production, planning and process team to ensure trials are successful, completed in the time required and fully documented.
      • Support with providing and submission of all required quality and technical paperwork.

      Your experience

      We are looking for an ambitious and confident individual who is keen to be involved at each NPD stage. A serious passion for everything food is essential!

      • Food product development experience (ideally 3 years+).
      • Ideally degree educated in food science, food technology or similar.
      • Background of working with retailers and their COPs preferred.
      • IT literate including Microsoft Office

      More details

      The Senior NPD Technologist job is based in South Wales and paying £27,000 - £35,000 according to experience.

      The package also includes 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays), pension, Xmas bonus and free/discounted products.

      The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30 am – 4.30 / 5 pm., with the possibility of working one day per week from home.

      How to apply

      If you would like to be considered for the Senior NPD Technologist job, please click the Apply button.

    • Tom Shaw
      recruiter

      Tom Shaw, Senior Recruitment Consultant, is the contact for this role.

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

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