Senior NPD Technologist - Leicestershire

£30,000 - Snacking & Confectionery - New Product Development
Ref: 193 Date Posted: Monday 19 Nov 2018
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ElevateRTC are working with a Snacking Business in Leicestershire who are looking for a real 'foodie' Senior NPD Technologist. Having invested in excess of £10m in new state of the art facilities, this business continues to go from strength to strength and is a really exciting time to join! Working on innovation for new products as well and continuing the quality, growth and flavour of existing, you will also be responsible for the following;

  • Project manage NPD launches working with Operations, Finance, Sales and Marketing colleagues to deliver projects on time, on budget costs
  • Complete safety risk analysis on quality and hygiene processes
  • Liaise with both the customers and suppliers to ensure new products meet the NPD brief
  • Request and provide product samples for sales team, customers, PR and other events
  • Management of full innovation pipeline from concept to launch
  • Lead annual idea generation sessions with key stakeholders/departments to feed into future innovation plans

To be considered for this role you will need;

  • Food associated degree qualified
  • Experience of working with key retailers desirable
  • Full understanding of food manufacturing process
  • Previous experience in a brand led New Product Development role is essential 

Please apply today!