NPD Technologist

Posted 18 January 2023
Salary €35000 - €36000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameAnna Hall

Job description

Vickerstock are delighted to be working in partnership with our client, a Food Manufacturing company dedicated to providing high quality products to maintain customer satisfaction on the appointment of NPD Technologist.

With over 40 years in the food industry their product ranges have changed and diversified with new additions, flavours, and formats to continuously exceed expectations. As the successful NPD Technologist, you will support the business in continuing building our brand and launching new products to meet our customer requirements.

  • €36,000 per annum
  • 8:30 -5, Monday-Friday

What your typical day as NPD Technologist will look like:

  • Conduct product tastings and collate results to allow for informed decision making.
  • Assist with the introduction of new product lines, product improvements and process improvements. To help deliver on cost saving and efficiency projects throughout processing and production.
  • Support the team to co-ordinate line trials, pre-production trials and first production runs.
  • To work with the team to develop new innovative food products & processes from concept through to launch.
  • Support the business in meeting launch dates and targets in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assist in writing product specifications and work instructions for new product launches.
  • To provide support to the sales, buying & marketing teams.
  • To contribute to the identification of new ideas.
  • Liaise with suppliers.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Experience working in a similar role within a food ideally protein processing business
  • Passion for food
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Capable of learning and understanding new processes and ideas.
  • Desire to grow with the company and in time to take on more responsibility including leading projects.
  • Proficient in of Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Emails
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Get in touch:

Sound like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Anna now on T 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page (or email).

If this opportunity doesn't quite get the taste buds flowing but like me you are passionate about food, let's get a chat and see how I can help grow your career.