NPD & Innovation Technologist

North West England
up to £30,000
13 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

NPD & Innovation Technologist

Job ref: 60666 | up to £30,000 | North West

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a talented team who possess the skills and knowledge to create the highest quality products.  The product range is continuously evolving as they constantly invent and reinvent their food, which has been key to the company’s success to develop into a national business with a strong reputation.

The job

Your role as NPD & Innovation Technologist is to assist the development of all new products from concept to launch, ensuring that products meet customers’ expectations and legislative requirements, whilst assuming a wider range of departmental duties. You will play a key role in providing an effective NPD service to the customer, monitor & manage critical paths for all products in development, provide the sales and manufacturing team full product costings to ensure maximum profitability, ensure you maintain awareness of customer specific policies, legal requirements and any associated regulations, provide detailed product information to technical so that specifications can be completed accurately, liaise with the purchasing team to source new ingredients and identify cost saving opportunities plus research new trends and innovation with ingredients and products to drive sustainable business growth.

Your experience

To be considered for the NPD & Innovation Technologist role, you will have a proven track record of successfully launching new & innovative products plus have concept to launch development experience with UK retailers. You will ideally be educated to a degree level in a food science or technology discipline and a background of working with bakery products is highly desirable.

More details

The NPD & Innovation Technologist job is based in the North West region and is paying up to £30,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.

How to apply

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Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Emily Snaith, quoting job reference 60666.

What happens next

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.