NPD Technologist

3 days left

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Location
South East England
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
14 Nov 2016
Closes
12 Dec 2016
Ref
Y5215
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This is an excellent chance to develop your NPD career with a successful branded business. Providing innovative and premium quality products within the bakery and seasonings sector, this entrepreneurial company are seeking an ambitious NPD Technologist who can help develop their range in line with the NPD strategy.

The Role 

Reporting to the NPD Manager you will take responsibility for the development of creative products and solutions for both new and existing ranges in response to retail customer briefs. This hands on role will involve managing projects through all the stages of the NPD process from concept to launch, encompassing creative development and commercial evaluation as well as being mindful of costings and technical requirements. You’ll also be keeping up with seasonal food trends and undertaking competitor analysis whilst benchmarking and presenting products to customers and capturing potential new business opportunities.

An important aspect of the role will include liaising closely with suppliers and major retail customers, working in close partnership with them to ensure your products are developed and launched in line with brand values. In addition you will take responsibility for carrying out launch reviews, monitoring product performance and market data to help ensure the continued success of this established business.

The Person

We are looking for a confident and self-motivated food graduate who has gained product development experience with UK retailers in a food manufacturing environment. You’ll have a proven track record of developing concepts for the UK major multiples where you have demonstrated excellent presentation, organisation and project management skills to deliver successful products into the market place. You’ll also have great communication skills as you’ll be liaising with internal teams as well as suppliers and a high profile customer base.

So if you are and avid foodie with a keen interest for baking and you’re looking for your next challenge where you can enhance your NPD career within a supportive food company then apply now or contact us on 0845 2600 737.

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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