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Senior NPD Technologist

Prestige Recruitment Specialists are currently looking for two Senior NPD technologists to work within the Grimsby area.

This is a full time permanent position 40 hours per week. Salary up to £35,000 per annum.

Free on site parking.

Job spec:-

Key Responsibilities:

• Recipe development.

• Sourcing new raw materials / identifying new suppliers / obtaining costs/specifications.

• Sample preparation / distribution to customers.

• Conducting NPD trials (including preparation and reporting).

• Organising nutritional analysis.

• Organising, conducting, and reporting on competitor benchmarking sessions.

• Completing specifications and sample submission forms.

• Reviewing and approving artwork.

• Keeping up to date with the latest food trends.

• Deputise for Head of NPD Manager as required.

• Development and delivery of new product ideas.

• Identifying potential for market growth.

• Responsible for specific customer accounts and the management and delivery of concepts and recipes.

• Responsibility of projects from concept through to launch.

• Developing products with an awareness of current food and consumer trends.

• Working cross functionally to ensure all concepts are costed correctly prior to customer presentations.

• Ensure the NPD process is followed.

• Ensure all development paperwork is completed and up to date.

• Progressing multiple projects through the NPD system from brief to launch, including keeping key personnel aware of any updates.

• Working closely with the commercial teams to ensure product briefs are understood and NPD is fit for purpose.

• Managing the critical path and development process for projects.

• Arranging and conducting factory trials and first production runs with the Production team.

• Participating in the completion of QAS standards for NPD products

• Experience in a similar role is essential.

• Creative thinker and innovative problem solver.

• Able to manage workloads, be flexible and cope with demand to achieve deadlines.

• Good communicator to all levels.

• Passion for food, ingredients and new ideas.

• Flexibility towards working hours.

• Computer literate.

• Analytical.


  • Group Head Office
  • Prestige House
  • 12 Bowlalley Lane
  • Hull
  • East Yorkshire
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