Senior NPD Technologist

Permanent Futures
Newcastle Upon Tyne
GBP28000 - GBP32000 per annum
16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Senior NPD Technologist
28K - 32K

My client is a very well established food manufacturer who has been producing food for nearly 200 years, and are looking to recruit a Senior NPD Technologist to support the NPD Manager.

With a team of experts, they try to help people live lives healthily and try to make it easier whilst keeping the great full taste they are known for.

The client will continuously work closely with well-known brands to innovate and grow every market they operate in.

At Futures, We are currently recruiting for a Senior NPD Technologist to join the team and be responsible for the development of new products from concept to launch.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the team, guiding & coaching and performances.

Duties will include;

Provide NPD duties, for the development of a range of products
Working closely with external suppliers
These are for both own brand and branded goods
Provide an input to the monthly NPD meeting
Work closely with the factory and sales teams
Produce NPD samples
Always drive to improve own food knowledge
Develop products from concept through to launch
Development specifications and artwork
Investigations into to any issues
To work on recipe cost reduction initiatives
Maintenance of new part codes and recipe files
Support with NPD presentations
NPD customer presentations
To protect the health, safety and welfare of the job-holder and others at all times.

The Senior NPD Technologist will be rewarded with a fantastic salary and overall package.