New Product Development Technologist - NPD - Food - Bakery

Expion Search And Selection
From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
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Job title: New Product Development Technologist - NPD - Food - Bakery Location: Derby Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 Job reference: AJ-1234 My client is a rapidly growing and well established food manufacturing business. We are looking for for an NPD Technologist to drive development activities for the UK’s major food retailers. The Role: Concept to launch Product Development. You will be responsible for developing new products in line with customer requirements and overseeing the development process. You will liaise with new and existing suppliers to ensure raw materials are available to support new product development. You will manage the critical path for all new product development while also looking at methods of improving existing products. To succeed in this challenging, people focused business, you will: Be a high caliber Food Scientist or NPD Technologist educated to Degree level in Food Science or similar. Will have proven experience of working in a customer facing food development role, dealing with the UK’s leading retailers. Will have demonstrable experience of leading NPD projects and working closely with customers to take new products from concept stage through to launch. Will be passionate about food with a sound commercial awareness and thorough understanding of the current market place. You will be creative and confident with a strong customer focus, able to develop strong relationships with customers. Bakery NPD experience is desirable but not essential. The Business: A growing and well-established food manufacturing business, with a track record of delivering the highest quality products to a prestigious client base. Fantastic reputation as a local employer. Committed to continuous staff development and a culture of internal promotion with a well-established Leaning and Development Department. To apply for the role, please send your CV and salary details to Expion Search & Selection using the ‘Apply Now’ button. If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role, you can contact Andrew Jagger, Associate Director Food & FMCG Division. Expion: Our NPD recruitment brand is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates. Our in-depth knowledge of recruitment across core sectors enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies. All CVs will be acknowledged. This job was originally posted as