NPD Technologist

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

Job Details

Industry: Food

Product: Chilled

Location: Central Belt of Scotland

Package: £23K - £35K

Working Days / Hours: Monday to Friday. 

 This role is suitable for candidates with experience in hands or working NPD or a recent graduate with at least placement experience 

The role: ​

  • Managing customer projects and briefs through concept
  • Developing knowledge of ingredients chilled food trends, equipment & processing
  • Sourcing of ingredients & packaging
  • Sample preparation
  • Assist with the successful transition of products from kitchen to factory
  • Cooking Validations
  • Organoleptic assessments
  • Attend customer reviews
  • Ensure documentation are accurate and correct

Candidate Requirements:

  • Degree qualified within food a science or related degree 
  • Some experience in a chilled environment would be preferred
  • Understanding of food trends and taste panels  


How to Apply:

Keen to know more, please send a copy of your CV or call Matt on 078150 47819 or 0131 378 2530

Lead consultant for this vacancy:

Matt Steedman

Due diligence:

**Protea Recruitment has authorization from our client to advertise and recruit on their behalf.

If you have not heard from one of our consultants within five working days from submission, you have not met the criteria of this vacancy set by our client and are unsuccessful in moving to the next stage. 

Thanks for applying,




With over 15 years of recruitment experience, Protea Recruitment constantly strives to be the best in the market, offering a flexible, pragmatic and honest approach to recruitment.

Specialising in the Food, Drinks, FMCG & Consumer Goods sector, Protea offers the full recruitment service from Head Hunting & Retained to Search, including Permanent, Interim & Contract solutions throughout the UK and further afield.

Partnering with both the client and candidate, we focus our search on talent, experience, ability, team fit, and culture

Our specialist areas include:

  • Technical & Quality
  • Hygiene
  • Health and Safety
  • NPD and Development Chefs
  • Product Design
  • Project Management
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Warehouse / Distribution
  • Logistics & Transport
  • Marketing Jobs
  • Production & Operation
  • Packaging
  • Sales & Marketing
  • IT
  • Finance
  • General Manager
  • Director/ Board Level/ CEO/ Managing Director
  • HR

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