Graduate NPD Technologist

23000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual
14 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Start Date
A major food business, supplying a broad range of products to all of the major retailers, is now looking for a Graduate NPD Technologist to join their growing team.

With multiple sites around the country, this is one of the UKs leading food manufacturers, which offers excellent training and career development opportunities.

This role would be ideal for a recent graduate looking to start a career in product development or an existing Development Technologist looking for a new challenge.

As Graduate NPD Technologist, your responsibilities will include:

Reporting to the Product Development Manager, you will be part of a development team responsible for delivering all NPD and EPD for a major retailer account.
Working in a full concept to launch role, you'll be involved in the full development process, ensuring that all products are developed in line with business, customer and BRC standards and best practice.
Maintaining all relevant documentation and working closely with suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure products are launched on time and to the correct specification.
Developing strong relationships with the customer, regularly attending meetings and presentations.
We are looking for a Graduate NPD Technologist with the following skills and experience:

Ideally educated to HND or Degree level in Food Science, or similar, with some prior experience of working in a development role in the food industry.
Strong organisational skills: able to prioritise a busy workload and work at pace to meet strict deadlines.
Commercially astute with a good knowledge of, and interest in, current food trends.
Able to present to and develop good relationships with customers at all levels.
A full UK driving license is required for this role as, when restrictions allow, you will be travelling to customers and suppliers on a regular basis.
You will be joining a leading food business which offers a positive working environment and recognises and welcomes the value of diversity.

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made at any stage of the recruitment process.

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