NPD Technologist

Basic Job Overview

> NPD Technologist<
> Bala, Gwynedd <
> Job Type: Full Time / Permanent <
> Salary: £25000 – £33000/annum <


NPD Technologist

Major Talent are partnered with the largest manufacturer of private label cakes in the UK! And we are looking to speak with candidates for an exciting opening within their NPD team

Experience within Food, FMCG or Bakery is Essential.

As an NPD Technologist you will be responsible for ensuring customer critical paths for project briefs are adhered to, launching products on time. Supporting briefs with innovative ideas and trends through market data and research

Responsibilities of an NPD Technologist

To manage customers accounts with NPD and EPD projects from concept to launch;
Direct contact with Key retailers, face to face and written communication.
Create and develop innovative designs, capturing new key trends designs for both NPD and EPD projects.
Work to tight deadlines in a fast pace environment ensuring that all key milestones are met.
Champion recipe creation and all documentation throughout concept to launch process- including recipes, submission forms, QAS/ CQMs, launch folders, factory paperwork.
Undertake all tasks associated with product launch- organoleptic testing, micro review.
Responsible for sourcing new ingredients, fit for purpose for the design, customer and site requirements and costs. Be the first point of contact for basic information such as specification, MOQ, lead times and price.
Attend all customer submission meetings.
Responsible for sending out kitchen samples and to meet the required delivery deadlines.
Work closely with process technologist to organise trials, ensure all raw materials are ordered in advance. Support production and the process technologist through out the trial stage.
Organise pre-production launch meetings & over see first product launches

Skills Required to be an NPD Technologist

Accuracy, attention to detail and numerate approach to provide data on time in the right format.
Confident, articulate and courteous communicator over the phone, face-to-face and in writing.
Highly flexible, competent and adaptable and takes responsibility for own improvement.
Undertakes tasks with enthusiasm and always takes pride in his/her work. Communicates effectively at all levels, considers others' opinions and always treats others with respect.
A good understanding of the functions of ingredients used within the bakery sector.
Knowledge and experience of bakery ingredient functionality

What's in it for you?

Salary £30,000 – £33,000 per annum
Paid sick and compassionate leave
28 days hols, including bank holidays
Free on-site parking
Free tea and coffee
Opportunity for career development
Hours Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm

Working hours are Monday-Friday 8:30-17:00

If you are interested, please click apply now and one of our recruitment specialists will be in touch.

Major Recruitment are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Should you be seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment, or contract you will find our staff professional and courteous and our interview process straight forward.


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