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NPD Technologist / Technical Assistant

NPD Technologist / Technical Assistant

  • Location

    Burnley

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, Scientific, Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    ££ Competitive + benefits

  • Contact:

    Helen Darnell

  • Contact email:

    helend@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8967

  • Job ref:

    083427/HD

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-15

  • Start date:

    ASAP

A specialist FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a New Product Development Technologist / Technical Assistant due to exciting business growth. Reporting to the NPD Manager, the Development Technologist will assist with the management of product development for both new and existing lines.

The successful Product Development Technologist / Technical Assistant will ideally be degree educated in a food science / nutrition related subject with an understanding of food microbiology, food additives and functional ingredients. Any knowledge of EU Food Law and Health Claim Regulations with an interest in sports nutrition and related products would be highly advantageous.

Key responsibilities of the NPD Technologist / Technical Assistant:
Assist in the development project process for various New and Existing products ensuring they are delivered to brief, spec and legislation in a timely manner
Complete all project documentation
Preparing and despatching samples to customers
Work collaboratively with factory personnel
Ensuring the hygiene and cleanliness of all equipment
Cross-functional communication with other departments within the business to ensure a smooth process
Assisting with presentations both on and off site
Assist with presentation materials, photography etc

You will be an effective communicator with excellent organisation skills and a good understanding of HACCP, and GMP / GLP.

Application via CV

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis.

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