NPD / Development Technologist

NPD / Development Technologist

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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NPD / Development Technologist
FMCG Chilled Foods
£30,000 - £32,000 + excellent benefits

A blue chip FMCG chilled foods manufacturer is now seeking an NPD / Development Technologist to join the team. Reporting to the Development Manager, the NPD / Development Technologist will be responsible for developing and managing a range of products for major food retailers working closely with internal and external stakeholders.

The successful NPD / Development Technologist will ideally be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in a food science or related subject with a minimum of 3 years NPD / concept development / product renovation experience within a food manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities of the NPD / Development Technologist include:

• Innovation of new products and processes in response to customer briefs
• Manage focused development of new products to cost and margin requirements
• Present new product ideas clearly, accurately and persuasively to customers internally and externally
• Awareness of comparative products from all major retailers/competitors
• Work to critical path plans, organise and control resources to deliver products and processes to an agreed quality and timescale.
• Monitor and benchmarks product quality of new and existing products
• Motivate and lead direct reports up to Development Technologist level

Application via CV

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