Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

NPD Technologist, Nottinghamshire

County / State: Nottinghamshire

Category: New Product Development

Reference: ZEG894334

Consultant: Zoe Gmaj

Start date: Asap

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum


Be part of a brand new NPD team working with on-trend, healthy food products for the major retailers! Based Nottinghamshire...

Job Description

Opportunity to join a market-leading, own label and branded food product manufacturer. Having just expanded 2018 and onwards is set to be an exciting time within the business and especially for new product development. If you have started thinking "New Year, new start" apply now so you are already prepared for when that NYC ball drops!

This really is a great role, it is newly created as part of what will be a new team working on an innovative, multi-component food category that is on trend with healthy eating continuing to go from strength to strength. It is a concept to launch role and will see you supporting a Product Development Manager, so you will get the opportunity to manage your own projects, support with customer relationships and account management and really drive innovation. A positive buzz in the company with investment and capital for 2018-19 already in process the sky really is your limit!

Reporting into the Product Development Manager you will co-ordinate the development of new products, concepts and flavours whilst ensuring you deliver to customer specifications, timescales and costs. You will take the product from initial kitchen concept and development, collating process control, through testing, to full factory scale up and trials. As well as the product itself you will also manage development for packaging and new ingredients & materials. You can also expect to present to customers face to face both in retail and foodservice environments and will keep up to date with food trends and competitor activities sharing information with the wider business.

Experienced foodie with product development expertise? Enjoy the buzz of fast-paced food manufacturing?...

This client is looking to move very quickly on this position with interviews first week in Jan 2018 - apply now!

REF. ZEG894334 By Focus Management

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