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Senior NDP Technologist

Undisclosed Company
Lincolnshire, Grimsby
Up to £28000 per annum
Closing date
21 Oct 2021

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Salary Range
Permanent, £25,000 - £29,999, GBP
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Manpower are currently looking to recruit a Senior NPD Technologist to join a growing NPD team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recipe development.
  • Sourcing new raw materials / identifying new suppliers / obtaining costs/specifications.
  • Sample preparation / distribution to customers.
  • Conducting NPD trials (including preparation and reporting).
  • Organising nutritional analysis.
  • Organising, conducting, and reporting on competitor benchmarking sessions.
  • Completing specifications and sample submission forms.
  • Reviewing and approving artwork.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest food trends.
  • Deputise for Head of NPD Manager as required.
  • Development and delivery of new product ideas.
  • Identifying potential for market growth.
  • Responsible for specific customer accounts and the management and delivery of concepts and recipes.
  • Responsibility of projects from concept through to launch.
  • Developing products with an awareness of current food and consumer trends.
  • Working cross functionally to ensure all concepts are costed correctly prior to customer presentations.
  • Ensure the NPD process is followed.
  • Ensure all development paperwork is completed and up to date.
  • Progressing multiple projects through the NPD system from brief to launch, including keeping key personnel aware of any updates.
  • Working closely with the commercial teams to ensure product briefs are understood and NPD is fit for purpose.
  • Managing the critical path and development process for projects.
  • Arranging and conducting factory trials and first production runs with the Production team.
  • Participating in the completion of QAS standards for NPD products


  • Experience in a similar role is essential.
  • Creative thinker and innovative problem solver.
  • Able to manage workloads, be flexible and cope with demand to achieve deadlines.
  • Good communicator to all levels.
  • Passion for food, ingredients and new ideas.
  • Flexibility towards working hours.
  • Computer literate.
  • Analytical

If you are interested in this position please apply with your CV or call 01472 361616.

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