Senior Development Technologist

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
South East England
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
23 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Ref
Y5617
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This multi-site food business produce amazing and high quality chilled food products for major retail & foodservice customers. This is an excellent chance for a driven and tenacious Senior Development Technologist to join this company who support, encourage and reward innovation and success.

The Role

Reporting to the NPD Manager you’ll be instrumental in the development of products from concept to launch, adapting existing ranges with current trends as well as creating new product ideas with a competitive edge. You’ll work in collaboration with one of the company’s major accounts, taking responsibility for translating customer briefs into commercially viable ranges in line with the critical path as well as set budgets and timescales. Using your market awareness you will be up to date with movements in the industry, presenting pioneering concepts to high profile customer contacts and impressing them with your food knowledge and skills. In addition you’ll be carrying out competitor analysis, identifying gaps in the market for potential business growth and ensuring that new products are at the forefront of innovation.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a Food Science or Technology degree coupled with hands on experience in a similar concept to launch NPD role in food manufacturing, ideally within the chilled sector. You’ll have developed your understanding of NPD processes as well as your communication, organisation and project management skills. Passionate about all things food you will be driven to develop amazing products for major customers and will thrive in a fast paced factory environment.

So if you are an ambitious foodie looking to enhance your NPD skills further within a rapidly growing food business then apply now or contact Jacs on 0345 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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