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NPD Technologist

Job Title: NPD Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sleaford
Industry:
Salary: 30000 - 38000
REF: JR11120
Contact Name: Jo Richardson
Contact Email: jo@winhurstrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

  • Are you passionate about Product Development? 
  • Do you thrive in an organisation where you can roll your sleeves up and get involved, making a huge impact on the business? 

 
If so, we’d love to hear from you as our client, based in Lincolnshire is looking to recruit a Senior NPD Technologist to join their Food Manufacturing business. Supplying to Food Service and Business 2 Business, this is a great opportunity to join a fast growing organisation who are privately owned, so product quality and personal development are at the heart of what they do.  
 
Reporting into the Head of Department, you will work in a small, but very hands on role, working to ensure that you develop new products, as well as re-engineering existing products. This will be done whilst meeting all legislation and documentation, whilst supporting an ambitious commercial team in promoting and presenting new products in a customer facing role. This really is a great opportunity in seeing your product right through from conception to launch, ensuring product specifications are met, working on factory trials as well as presenting to customers.  
 
So what experience do you need? You will to have proven NPD experience in the food industry and ideally be qualified to degree level in a food-related discipline.  You should be creative and passionate about food and be able to demonstrate an awareness of market trends.  You will possess excellent analytical and communication skills, and have the ability to build effective relationships with customers.  A good understanding of functional ingredients and knowledge of current food legislation is also a pre-requisite of the role as well as the ability to just roll your sleeves up and get on with it. You truly are in control of your products and your own career which is a great opportunity for the right person.  
 
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000 plus benefits 
 
Job Reference: JR11120