NPD / Development Technologist

Employer
Silver Stone Search & Selection Ltd
Location
Devon
Salary
c£28-33k DOE
Closing date
19 Oct 2020
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A driven NPD Technologist is required to be part of a £multi-million organisation providing high quality food products to the UK's leading retailers. You can be part of a great team delivering innovative solutions to their key customers.
The role
  • Developing products for retailers and for a branded range you’ll be development kitchen based and be part of the team that pride themselves on delivering market leading products and concepts.
  • You will develop an excellent understanding of the market place and food trends and use this knowledge to influence NPD activity.
  • You’ll work closely with technical and marketing teams to deliver products to market that meet the business vision and reflect genuine innovation.
  • Day to day you’ll work with suppliers, make samples and support factory trials.

The person

  • As a graduate in a food science/technology or equivalent subject you‘ll bring a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to learning to the role.
  • You must be able to demonstrate a real passion for food and NPD and an understanding of current food trends
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to be flexible will be key to your success.
  • In addition you will gain significant exposure to a variety of retail customers and a broad variety of development projects, an excellent opportunity to learn all round NPD and Technical skills in a supportive and friendly environment.

Silver Stone Search & Selection is an innovative and professional recruitment business which provides a tailored resourcing service to both clients and candidates. Operating primarily in Food, FMCG, Consumer goods, Retail and Pharmaceutical sectors we have over 20 years recruitment experience in commercial and operational disciplines across middle to senior management.

We take the time to understand people’s individual requirements and listen to what they want rather than assuming we already know. Our industry specific experience and use of recruitment best practice enables us to qualify candidates’ experiences as well as grasp our clients’ cultural requirements.

We have a consultative style and believe in a transparent recruitment process. We have worked hard to develop our sector knowledge and we work harder to maintain it in order that we can build strong rapport with clients and candidates alike. It is this knowledge and rapport that enables us to understand your needs and exceed your expectations whether you are a candidate or a client. Our knowledge gives us the ability to match clients and candidates cultural similarities which is at the centre of our success.

Contact Us
  • 1-2 House View
  • Baynards Green
  • Bicester
  • OX27 7SG
  • GB
  • 08448 550000
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