Are you a creative NPD professional looking to further your career with an established global food company? Our client is currently seeking a foodie and technically astute Technologist to help drive category NPD at their new innovation centre.
As a vital member of the department you will report to the Category Manager. As well as supporting NPD the team you will liaise with customers to drive concept development and utilise the core strengths of the product portfolio. You'll apply your market knowledge and passion for food into inspirational ideas that will enhance the existing range of products whilst using your creative flair to develop new concepts that are in line with customer briefs as well as the latest consumer trends. In addition you’ll approve samples for customers to ensure factory production accurately reproduces the team’s innovative recipes to a high standard, working closely with internal teams to provide necessary information for customers including benchmarking, market data, new raw material info, recipes and costs.
Ideally you’ll be a food graduate who has previous NPD concept to launch experience within the seasonings industry, superb project management skills and some knowledge of managing and motivating a small team to achieve fantastic results. Essentially you’ll have experience of successfully presenting to clients and enjoy working in a fast paced environment. You must be enthusiastic and passionate about all things food with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels.
If you are an ambitious Technologist looking to take the next step within a progressive food business apply now or contact us on 0345 2600 737 for more information.
Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.