City of Dublin
about 1 month ago
Food Innovation Specialist (NPD)
My client is looking for a Food Innovation Specialist to drive innovative product development onsite. The successful candidate will be responsible for taking new products from concept approval to launch. They are looking to hire a driven, innovative individual to help with the success of the department.
- Manage NPD projects for the organisation to drive food developments from concept through launch within set timescales
- To organise product and sample submissions to customers and lead product presentations externally and internally to stakeholders and customers
- Arrange trials and pre-production trials on new products through the pilot plant and the manufacturing unit
- Development of finished product specifications, cooking instructions and nutritional information of the new products and approval of packaging / artwork
- Be part of the drive for innovation within the company by participating in brainstorming and trend analysis forums and market safaris
- Participate in process evaluations of products and work closely with manufacturing teams during transfer of product from NPD to the manufacturing department
- Third Level Degree in Food Technology, Food Science, Nutritional Science, etc.
- Minimum 4 Years’ experience in a NPD position within a FMCG organisation
- Passion to drive new product development
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
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