Focus Management

NPD Technologist, Food manufacturing, Merseyside

£25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Zoe Gmaj
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced food development technologist required for an innovation hub based in the Merseyside area. Apply today...

This is an opportunity to join a brand new development hub of a highly successful and established food manufacturer based in the Merseyside area. As a Development Technologist you will be developing new ingredients/products which will be utilised in retail, wholesale, manufacturing, export and food service sectors. As such you will be part of a team developing a varied and large portfolio of existing and new products. This is an exciting time to join the business with the team expanding and lots of new international projects coming through you can get your teeth into some really exciting development work...

This role will report to the Senior Technologist and will be responsible for:

  • Blue sky concept development
  • NPD concept to launch projects
  • Competitor product analysis
  • Trending and benchmarking
  • Manage critical paths to monitor progress and performance and report to internal and external teams
  • Monitor product costing
  • Develop channel plans
  • Attend customer visits and presentations
  • Coordinate and run factory process trials and pre-launch runs
  • Complete QAS

The successful candidate will be an experienced food development technologist and will be able to demonstrate a real passion for food. You will ideally be degree educated in food science and keep up to date with food trends and innovation. You must be a creative, blue sky thinker and keen to work in a concept through to launch development role. This is a growing business and a real opportunity for career growth and development in the north west.

Apply today - roles available asap.

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