New Product Development Technologist

Full Time

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New Product Development (NPD) Technologist
North East Fife
£36,000-£40,000 DOE

Our client, a leading FMCG provider has an exciting opportunity for an experienced NPD Technologist to join their team on a permanent basis. The NDP Team work with our customers to create exciting new food products for sale in UK supermarkets all over the country.

This role takes on the process of new products from the creative concept to product launch. You will play a major part in the relationship we have with our customers, and the work that NPD do is a big part of retaining these food retailers on our client lists. Previous customer facing experience is essential for this role. This is an amazing opportunity!

Responsibilities Include:
Leading projects, collaborating with various in-house teams from Kitchen to Production
Attending meetings and project update sessions internally and externally
Maintain records of work undertaken to comply with BRC & Customer Codes of Practice
Overseeing artwork for new products, and supporting amendments of existing artwork
Keeping up to date with current and pending product and packaging legislation
Representing NPD on the HACCP Team
Contribute to benchmarking and market knowledge
Nurture productive and influential working relationships with both internally and externally
Travel to customer sites when required
Experience Required:
Proven customer facing experience of at least 1 year in a previous role (NPD related or not)
Customer facing & relationship management experience
Knowledge of and insight to the food industry
An understanding of food trends, and information sources
Problem solving mind-set
Outstanding organisational, communication and presentation skills
Experience in a relatable industry
What is in it for you?
29 days holiday
Pension enrolment after 3 months
Enhanced Sick Pay
Free onsite parking
To be considered for this role, please apply online now or email your up to date CV to (url removed)