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NPD Technologist

Job Reference:
V/12536/EFB
Date Posted:
03 August 2017
Location:
South West
Salary:
Up to £35,000 dep. on experience
Sector:
Food
Job Function:
NPD
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Description

Do you enjoy keeping a keen eye on market trends, a natural passion for food development and succeed in a strong team? There might be an amazing NPD role that will be just right for you.

Based in the South West , the business is exciting and unique, established company. With the consumer at the heart of everything they do, they lead innovation and development in a category that demands continual refreshment.

What the role involves

  • Organising and leading all trial work.
  • Feeding off the companies innovation and building on ideas. 
  • Planning the agenda for all pre-production/launch days.
  • Commincating with industry leading clients, building strong and reliable relationships.
  • Liaising with external suppliers in accordance with site requirements and group expectations.

Experience and skills required

  • A degree or equivalent in a related field plus relevant experience within the food industry, Bakery experience needed.
  • A proven track record of launching new products.
  • Effective planning and organisational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Confidence to liaise with key people working for retail clients.
  • Engaging and influencing others.
  • Resilience and problem solving skills.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Confidence to quickly move into a role, leading and building direct reports.

If this has grabbed your attention get in contact with our NPD specialised recruiter Lizzie on 0845 2000 741 and apply below.

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