NPD Technologist

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: New Product Development
Location: North West England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

NPD Technologist – Blackburn, North West / Cheshire

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced NPD / Product Development Technologist with a strong background in Bakery to join a leading, family-run business in the North West.

Our client is a hugely successful company with an impressive set-up that still retains its family feel and holds those family values at the core of everything they do. They really take care of their staff as they know that their people are the heart of the operation. For this role they are ideally looking for an experienced Technologist to join a great supportive team, and ideally someone who has experience in bread and cakes.

The main responsibilities of this Bakery NPD Technologist position include:
• Taking the lead on NPD projects, whether that be creating new products or making improvements to existing products
• Keeping up to date with trends and industry developments for flavours and ingredients
• Managing all NPD projects within the critical path to ensure timely completion within allotted timeframes
• Liaising with suppliers and sourcing ingredients
• Ensuring the safe introduction of raw materials and packaging into the bakery
• Recording all NPD documentation as required
• Working closely with other divisions to ensure a collaborative working environment

The ideal Bakery NPD Technologist will have/be:
• Experience in a Product Development role working for a manufacturer
• Food graduate/BTEC or equivalent experience
• Good knowledge of industry trends and market developments
• Creativity, attention to detail and good organisational skills
• Experience working with Bakery products highly desired

In return you will receive a competitive salary circa £25-28K DOE

If this NPD Technologist role is of interest, please send a copy of your CV to hazel.watson@drnewitt.com or give me a call on 0161 833 0181 and ask for Hazel
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