NPD Technologist

  • Job Reference: 17102007908032555518
  • Date Posted: 27 October 2017
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £22,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Food Manufacture
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Robert Salter
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0208 547 3399

Job Description

My Client, a leading manufacturer of chilled and frozen ready meals for the Catering Business, are looking for a NPD Technologist to join their expanding business.


Playing a key role in the Development and Process areas of the role, your responsibilities will include:


  • Project management of NPD briefs from concept to launch

  • Planning, managing and reporting NPD trials – this is a key area and the individual needs to be very interested in the process side of the role

  • Customer contact and care during development

  • Overseeing preproduction and production launches

  • Co-ordinating samples for customers

  • Completing initial product costings

  • Customer presentations

  • Meeting with suppliers

  • Competitor and market reviews


Personal Profile:


  • A degree in relevant food science/ technology discipline or equivalent

  • Has acquired some relevant NPD related experience in the food manufacturing sector.

  • Highly organised with good prioritisation skill

  • Able to work flexibly and under pressure

  • Passionate and motivated about food and trends

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal

  • Good level of computer literacy- Microsoft Excel/Word and Internet


Interested? Then click the apply button today, or contact me for further information on 01233 223 712


All Applicants must have the right to work in the UK or hold the appropriate work permit.