NPD Technologist

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Location
South East England
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
29 Nov 2016
Closes
27 Dec 2016
Ref
Y5201
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Do you like the thought of joining an exciting well-established food brand where you can share and indulge your passion for innovation? We're working with a top market leader who are well known and respected for their nutritious and vibrant products. They are looking for a proactive and passionate NPD Technologist to help build on their inspiring portfolio in order to support business growth and retain their position in the market place.

The Role

This is a highly desirable position in which you will build on your knowledge of how the business works as a whole, broadening your NPD repertoire and working collaboratively with a team who are as passionate about food and flavours as you are. You’ll be instrumental in developing new concepts as well as rejuvenating existing products to keep the company at the fore front of the market.

In this hands on role you'll work on new concepts and flavour profiles, carry out taste panels and help drive products through the NPD process ensuring they are commercially viable and of a premium standard. Ensuring products tap into key trends, you’ll make sure product ranges continue to wow whilst outsmarting and besting the competition. This will include managing EPD, range extensions, seasonal lines and exploring any potential opportunities.

The Candidate

Passionate about food and eager to try out the latest trends, you’ll have heaps of energy and enthusiasm to bring to the role and the ability to spot an opportunity within the trends and seize it. Educated to degree level, with some experience within a branded company, you’ll be confident and have the adaptability and drive to easily pick up and manage projects. You must be eager to learn and put new skills into practise quickly. It is also essential that you have strong organisation, prioritisation and planning skills to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner to set deadlines.

If you have a passion for food and the drive to attain the best results in a fast paced environment then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now or call 0845 2600 737 for more information.

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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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