NPD Technologist - Non Meat

Posted 14 September by Wallace Hind Selection
Senior Food NPD Technologist to work on complete concept to launch for a creative and passionate team. An established growing company based in Huntingdon.

SALARY: To £35,000

BENEFITS: Pension.

LOCATION: Huntingdon, Cambs.

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Peterborough, Cambridge, Chatteris, St Neots, Thrapston

JOB SPECIFICATION:

As the Senior NPD Technologist you will take a leading role developing food products within a product category which is experiencing continued and sustained growth, offering an ever more range of food types and varieties, where you can challenge your creativity and see products through from manufacture to market launch.

Working as part of a small but highly creative and influential team, you’ll have a passion for innovation to help bring new ideas to life.

It’ll be your job to make sure everything from food to packaging tastes and looks epic by creating, reviewing and tweaking recipes to make sure all our sweet and savoury products are the best in class. At the same time working with external customer base, taste panels, product trials, etc. making sure all quality controls are stuck to and the paperwork and documentation is kept in shape. Utilising your financial acumen you’ll also keep a keen eye on the numbers to make sure everything makes commercial sense and all rigorous quality controls are kept up.

REQUIREMENTS - NPD Technologist – Non Meat

* Experience in a commercial food product development or food innovation role.
* (non-meat savoury and sweet for products would be the ideal, however all kind of food categories are of interest).
* Hold a clear vision and passion in implementing and managing NPD from scratch - right through to launch is what is really of interest to us.
* You will have a food science qualification as well to third level, degree or equivalent.

THE COMPANY - NPD Technologist – Non Meat

Established company, with an impressive market presence and drive to build product portfolio to achieve even higher levels of success to it’s customers.

PROSPECTS:

As this company develops and promotes from within your inventiveness, ingenuity and expertise will be acknowledged and valued, placing you in prime position for promotion when opportunities arise.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services NPD, ESP, concept, new product development, existing product development, food, non-meat vegetarian, savoury, sweet, bakery, chilled, ambient, fresh.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Jason Cooper quoting NPD Technologist – Non Meat reference JC1709-43 to DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

Reference: 33312408

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