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Development Technologist / NPD Technologist

Posted 6 March by Manucomm Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Development / NPD Technologist
Shepton Mallet
£25 -30,000 DOE

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the UK's privately owned and established Food Manufacturers based in the beautiful county of Somerset. My client produces a wide range of high quality chilled products

Reporting to the NPD Manager, along with the support of a strong Technical team, this role offers the opportunity to work in a wide variety of product areas and will see you liaising closely with our Technical, Production, Sales, Accounts and Engineering teams, and directly with customers.
You must have a Food Science or Technology degree and/or relevant experience in development or technical skills in a chilled or liquid processing manufacturing environment.

The role will involve:
To assist and develop new products both proactively and in partnership with Customers
To create and maintain excellent working relationships with our Customers
Duties cover kitchen concept work, pilot plant trials and factory trials
To coordinate and support the NPD process from concept to launch on assigned projects
To ensure assigned projects are assessed to meet required Food Safety and Quality parameters
To ensure required documentation is completed, transparent and provides due diligence
To liaise with suppliers regarding new ingredients to ensure they meet the Customer and Company policies
Artwork checking and approval ensuring legal requirements are met as required
To provide support on ingredient / product / process issues on live products
To provide assistance on assigned Factory C.I. projects
To be familiar with Competitor products and the markets Frampton’s operates within
To be responsible for the Development kitchen, ensuring ingredients and consumables stocks are maintained effectively and good standards of tidiness and hygiene are achieved at all times. To carry out any other job functions as requested by the Head of Development or other Senior Managers

Key Skills required -
Food Technology, Process technology or Food Science qualification (degree level or equivalent)
Team player but ability to work proactively on own initiative
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail essential
Concept to Launch Development experience ideally

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