Senior NPD Technologist

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Senior NPD Technologist

Are you an NPD Technologist with at least two years’ experience in R&D or food manufacturing? If so, we are working with a great food manufacturing business based in County Durham. The role of Senior NPD Technologist is to manage development projects that ensure the client produce great food. To work with cross functionalities to drive the management of projects through the development process. Work with the wider NPD team and operations teams to provide delivery of the projects in a timely manner to ensure that projects are delivered on time and in full. This position will be leading the most important account for this site and as such will need to be reactive to customers needs and proactive to project and account management. The candidate will need to have good financial acumen and understanding how to ensure products are developed with process, profit, and quality in mind. Responsibilities of the Senior NPD Technologist •Project coordination •Support Cross functional team •Manage all product development briefs •Facilitate continuous improvement •Development team support •Market and consumer trends •Sample making •Raw Material Sourcing Essential Experience: •Degree in Food Science or 5+ years’ experience •Minimum 2 years’ experience in R&D or food manufacturing •Project management understanding •Understanding of food functionality •Passionate about food Desirable: •Experience dealing with retailers •5 years’ experience in R&D or food manufacturing •Experience in Stage and Gate Process •Understanding of thermal processing On Offer: •£36,000 •Monday – Friday - 40 hours per week •33 days annual leave •Opportunity to grow and develop within a great business If you are interested in hearing more about it this position, please apply with your most recent CV By applying for this role, you are agreeing to be registered with us in accordance with our T&C’s/Privacy Policy.