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NPD Technologist, £competitive Somerset / Devon border

  • Are you a passionate foodie who thrives on product innovation?

  • Do you have a food related degree or experience of working in food manufacturing, restaurants or retail?

  • Do you thrive in a fast paced environment?

If so, we’d love to hear from you as our client based on the Somerset / Devon border is recruiting a Concept Technologist. This is a brand new role which will help drive innovation within the Product Development Team and you will play a vital part in driving the growth of the business.

The role of NPD Technologist: 

  • To work as a support function for the NPD Team to deliver new concepts.

  • To fully understand costings of recipes as well being able to make up a number of kitchen samples.

  • Work with customers and build relationships as this is key to growing the business.

  • Assist with the handover to the Process Team.

  • Ensure record keeping is accurate and always up to date.

The experience and knowledge of the NPD Technologist:

  • A degree or HND in a food related subject is preferred but not essential.

  • Experience in food manufacturing, ideally chilled food is needed. You need to be able to demonstrate that you have worked on recipe development previously.

  • Good Maths and English, written and verbal.

  • The ability to work calmly under pressure but also to be adaptable and flexible.

  • A valid UK driving licence and willing to drive own car / company car if required to do so by the business.

Job Reference: JR11427

: £ competitive

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR CV TO JOBS@WINHURSTRECRUITMENT.CO.UK QUOTING JOB REFERENCE JR11427 with a note as to why you’d like to apply for this job.

Disclaimer: This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Winhurst Recruitment only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your application, due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful, but we may keep your details on file for future opportunities.

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Winhurst Recruitment Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to providing all employees with a working environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation and harassment. We value diversity and actively promote equal opportunities to all so that employees are treated equally, with dignity and respect

Jo Richardson