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Senior NPD Technologist - Gwynedd

£30,000 - £35,000 - Bakery - New Product Development
Ref: 209 Date Posted: Tuesday 08 Jan 2019
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ElevateRTC are currently recruiting for the UKs largest independent cupcake manufacturer based in North Wales for a Senior NPD Tecnologist to manage the introduction of new product concepts, ingredients and methods from initial brief to scale up in the factory through to launch. With over 280 local staff, this is a fantastic business who believe in giving back to employees. From tasty traybakes to over 1 million cupcakes baked per week, why would you NOT want to work here!

Responsibilities;

  • Keep up to date with latest baking trends and generating new NPD ideas
  • Attending quality panels
  • Being the link between the customer needs and requirements and the process technologist’s adherences to the factory processes
  • Responsible for sourcing new ingredients, decorations, packaging and paper cases which include the specification, MOQ, lead times and price
  • To develop innovative products for both NPD and EPD projects 
  • Responsible for sending kitchen and photography samples
  • Deputize for NPD Manager. Includes organizing weekly work plan, organizing pre-launch meetings, attending internal meetings.

Skills and qualifications required to apply;

  • A good understanding of the functions of ingredients used within the bakery sector
  • Ideally already working in a Senior NPD position
  • Fantastic communication skills
  • Coordination and diplomacy
  • Innovation and creativity