Graduate NPD Technologist

£20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Zest- 290768
Nicola Richardson
Contract Type
Full Time
An extremely successful, well-known company in the chilled sector is looking to find a hard-working, passionate, enthusiastic graduate for their Technologist role. Ideally you have a minimum of one years' experience post university working as a Technologist within the food industry.

Commutable from Corby, Kettering, Stamford, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Oakham and Northampton.

Reporting into the site Technical NPD Manager, you will be involved with the production of NPD samples as well as assisting with the introduction of new products into the factory. With this, you will work within the framework of the innovation strategy, to complete trials to investigate new and emerging technologies associated with our product sectors.

Key Responsibilities -

Completion of trials, including set up, organisation of and consequent reports associated.
To organise outload of samples to external companies
To complete research on new projects which may give us technical innovation advantage against our competitors, this may involve travelling to conferences and exhibitions.
To lead specific projects from start to finish with the support from line managers.
This role will be based at a large manufacturing site - giving you the opportunity to work within the factory alongside a number of departments. The opportunity will provide the relevant training.

If you feel you meet these criteria and are seeking an exceptional opportunity then an updated copy of your CV is required for this application. ZEST Solutions are specialists at food manufacturing recruitment; we offer a more dynamic and thorough recruitment service into the food and drink industry.

If this particular opportunity is not right or you are looking for confidential advice about the industry, please do not hesitate to contact myself. With over 7 years' experience working specifically within NPD, Process and Specifications, I can offer professional and personal support. Please contact Nicola Richardson on 01780 483 999 or email

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