NPD Technologist

NPD Technologist in Naas, Kildare

A fantastic opportunity has come up for a NPD Technologist with a minimum of 1 year working experience in the food industry and a Bachelor's Degree in Food Technology, Food Science, Nutritional Science or related discipline. If you think this might be you raise your hand! You will work for a well-established food manufacturing company that operates on a large scale with a strong focus on innovation and wellness. You will be responsible for taking new products from concept approval to launch, including planning and executing trials, drafting new products specifications and liaising with ingredient suppliers and customers. This is the right opportunity to unleash your creativity and enrich your skill set in a professional and ground-breaking environment!

You will be responsible for:

  • Planning and implementing NPD trials and the New Product Introduction (NPI) processes
  • Preparing appropriate records to effectively track and measure the process and to enable calculation of product costings
  • Understanding the market place and working closely with customers in delivering innovative solutions that are in line with customer expectations and operational/commercial restraints
  • Developing new product ideas within HACCP system to ensure food safety at all times
  • Liaising with all business functions in order to progress live projects
  • Recording all information in relation to samples dispatched and correspondence to the customer


  • 1 year food industry experience
  • B.Sc. Food Technology/Food Science/Nutritional Science or relevant
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Direct meat experience would be advantageous but we can train you


The next step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Simona Morelli from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120 . Next Generation are specialists in Engineering, Data Science, Digital, Finance, IT Contract, IT Permanent, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, Procurement & Operations. Applications are in strict confidence. Next Generation will never share your data outside of our organisation without your prior written consent. All our calls are recorded for training and monitoring purpose. Please read our Data Protection Policy on our website.