Assistant NPD Technologist

Salary: £20K
Sector: New Product Development
Location: North East Scotland
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

My client is currently recruiting for an NPD Technologist/graduate to be based in our Head Office in Northeast Scotland

As an NPD Technologist, you will assist the development managers with creating, developing and launching products in accordance with commercial briefs, brand standards, quality and cost parameters, and timescales.

Key responsibilities

•Hands-on kitchen work to produce quality product samples, following a set recipe, for internal and external product presentations
•Recipe development and specification details recorded accurately
•Test for Quality Control data; raw material, drained weights, salt content, pH
•Heat Penetration Procedures
•Sensory Evaluation of samples
•Researching food trends and food to go market to participate in product design
•Ensuring the correct ingredients are available on site in the correct quantity for production of samples on a required day, by planning and ordering ingredients from factories or suppliers
•Input the recipe into the costing system to create a complete costing and nutritional information which is used in the customer presentation pack
•Deliver accurate and timely documentation to support customer presentations and launches


The ideal candidate

•Happy to try all food types including meat and fish
•Graduate with a food related degree
•Relevant experience working in an NPD environment
•Passionate about Food
Meet your consultant
Matt Steedman
matt@drnewitt.com

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