NPD Technologist (Maternity)

Posted 10 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameAnna Hall

Job description

Vickerstock are excited to be once again recruiting with our client where innovation is at the heart of the company on the appointment of NPD Technologist (Maternity Cover) for their Dungannon site.

Reporting to the NPD Project Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the wider NPD team members throughout stages of development from concept to launch. This involves collaborating with internal customers to make sure that deadlines and customer/consumer needs.

What your typical day as NPD Technologist will look like:

  • Supported by the NPD project manager & wider team assist in all new and current product development
  • Assist & lead completion of routine sample requests, customer presentations and submissions to deadlines.
  • Assist in completion of factory trials and collating results
  • Work closely with wider team to create new concepts and assist in input into IT system.
  • Present facts and ideas clearly to internal and external customers in a supporting role
  • Assist in other key tasks as part of the NPD process

What you will need to succeed:

  • Degree in relevant science, specialist qualifications and/or equivalent work-based experience
  • Passion for food and ability to follow recipes
  • Good, knowledge of the meat & added value industry across multiple retailers
  • Strong initiative skills
  • Good understanding of factory process
  • Excellent English & Maths skills
  • Computer skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively and in a highly productive manner as an individual or as part of a team.

What we hope you do next:

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).