NPD Technologist

NPD Technologist

Job Title: NPD Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burnley, Lancashire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15272/001_1549991711
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2019 17:15

Job Description

NPD Technologist


Are you an experience NPD Technologist with a passion for food?

Do you have the desire to progress with a family run business that values career progression?

Do you have a keen eye for detail, an organised approach, and the ability to work under pressure to strict time scales?

I am currently looking for an NPD technologist to join my clients team based in Burnley, with strong technical background in food industry.

The main responsibilities of the NPD Technologist will be to:

  • To manage new product development projects from concept to launch.
  • Attend customer NPD/EPD briefing and actively support manager.
  • Actively engaged with retailers during the development process and close all stage gate requirement to meet agreed critical paths.
  • Track and own all critical paths to ensure that deadlines are adhered to and liaise with customers, suppliers and other internal departments.
  • Review all new raw materials and packaging and manage risk assessment for allergen, micro, chemicals etc as per site HACCP and process capabilities.
  • Prepare and agree final recipes and manage quality contracts / line standards with retail customers and make them available for spec writing.
  • Manage factory trials and Shelf life validation.
  • Actively engage in product testing and sensory panels.
  • Support site technical manager in responding customer queries for all NPD/EPD matters.

The Ideal candidate will:

  • Experience in working in an NPD role with active involvement within UK food manufacturing
  • Good experience in manging projects and meeting critical deadlines.
  • Have a love and passion for food in and out of work.


Please click apply without delay!

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

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