NPD Technologist

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NPD Technologist

  • Location:

    Central Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Food & Drink Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000

  • Job ref:

    J1861

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-05

We are delighted to be working in partnership once again with an exceptional leading global food manufacturing business. The business has a very exciting opportunity for an NPD Technologistjoin their team on a full time, permanent basis. On offer: A salary of £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience Working Monday to Friday days Enhanced pension Enhanced holiday entitlement The role: You will join an incredibly supportive R&D team during an exciting period of growth. The NPD Technologist will be responsible for developing innovative and commercially viable products for customers as well as driving continuous improvement across products and processes. Key accountabilities include •Undertake NPD projects and product creation from concept to launch •Develop relationships with key customers and gain an understanding of their markets and products •Have excellent knowledge of products and ingredients, their functions, usage, processing and storage •Gain a good understanding of the company's capabilities in terms of production limitations, strategy etc •Keep up to date with market trends and product concepts for all key customers •Requirement to support in other areas of the team when required. The candidate •Have a degree in a food related subject or equivalent •Experience of face to face communication with customers and able to work on NPD projects from concept to launch •Be able to travel to customer inside and outside the UK •Experience of working on-line in pilot plants, full scale production and continuous process improvement •Have strong team working skills and have the ability to build effective working relationships •Its an added bonus if you have basic understanding of European languages If you think this could be your next role please apply with an up to date CV. For more information please contact Tracey at Alexander Steele Recruitment on 0131 370 9191 / 07837566646 or email tracey.fleming@alexandersteele.com