about 2 years ago
Role Title: Senior NPD Technologist
Reference Number: KC11367
Location: Dublin West/Dublin North
Next Generation Recruitment are currently recruiting fora Senior NPD Technologist for a well-established and successful company within the food manufacturing industry. The role requires an individual with 2+ years’ experience leading NPD projects from stage gate to presentation in a busy FMCG environment.
- Managing the strategic pipeline of work for future Product Development projects.
- Leading the product development process for the organisation by driving food developments from the stage gate right through to launch for own branded products on behalf of the business.
- Responsible for driving pilot products through the NPD process to include leading sensory and taste panels.
- Creating, developing and improving supplier and contract manufacturer relationships
- Ensuring that new product specifications and product quality are in line with business requirements
- Identifying new food trends and benchmarking against competitor products.
- Liaising with internal functions such as sales, marketing, quality and production.
- Presenting to stakeholders internally.
- Responsible for product costings and approving artwork
- 4+ Years’ experience in a product development position within the food industry.
- 2+ Years’ experience leading projects from stage gate to launch
- Degree qualified in Food Science or culinary discipline is essential.
- A strong knowledge of and passion for food.
- Ability to travel to manufacturing facilities internationally once/twice a month
- Passion to drive product innovation.
The Next Step for you:
Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Kate Curran from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120.
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