NPD Technologist (Savoury)

b3 Jobs Ltd
East Midlands
£25,000 - £30,000
Closing date
6 Oct 2020
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NPD Technologist (Savoury)

Job ref: 62647 | £25,000 - £30,000 | East Midlands

The company

The company creates an extensive variety of high-quality, market leading products and ingredients for the food and beverage industry. They supply a wide variety of food businesses across the world and actively implement a successful, rapid growth strategy.

At the heart of their success is the continuous investment in talent and providing support to their people – this is an excellent opportunity to be part of this passionate and diverse team who always strive to innovate and grow with the business.

The job

As NPD Technologist, you will be responsible for developing innovative, market leading savoury food products and recipes to fit customer requirements plus brainstorming new product ideas inline with emerging food trends.

Key duties:

  • Prepare application products for customer presentations
  • Attend customer visits and presentation as part of a team
  • Attending internal production trials
  • Sample production
  • Supervise the work of Lab Technicians
  • Work with the purchasing team to source new raw materials
  • Communicate with suppliers
  • Maintaining a hygienic and tidy environment in the laboratory

Your experience

To be considered for the NPD Technologist job, you will ideally be degree educated in a food science / technology or related discipline and possess food product development experience.

A background of working with savoury food products is essential such as savoury seasonings, marinades, sauces, coatings, glazes, mixes, savoury bakery, or similar food products.

To succeed in the role, you will have good project management skills, be highly organised and a strong passion for food, flavours, and product development.

More details

The NPD Technologist job is based in the East Midlands region and is paying £25,000 - £30,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.45 am – 5 pm.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the NPD Technologist job, please click the Apply button.

What happens next?

On applying for this job, you consent to b3 jobs ltd holding your details on file to be able to contact you about your job search, for full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to the b3 jobs website. We aim to contact you within 24 hours on the assumption that your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

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 Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

New Product Development Technologist | Food Scientist | NPD Technician | Food Product Technologist | Ingredients Technologist | Food Manufacturing Development Jobs | Food Science Jobs | Food NPD Jobs | Northamptonshire

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, covering all disciplines both permanent and interim, from graduates to MD’s, our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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  • Heffle Buildings
  • 33a High Street
  • Heathfield
  • TN21 8HU
  • GB
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