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Technical and NPD Officer

Technical and NPD Officer

  • Location:

    County Laois

  • Sector:

    Food Production & FMCG

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  • Contact:

    Next Generation

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Technical and NPD Officer

My client, a leading food manufacturing business, is looking for a Technical and NPD Officer for their brand-new site in Co. Laois who will manage the day-to-day technical and quality processes to ensure products are produced to the required standards and that new products are completed in accordance with company and customer specifications.

This is a permanent (full-time) job based in Co. Laois.

What will you do in this job?

  • You will understand and manage the implementation and monitoring of regulatory, third party (Bord Bia, BRC) and other customer standards on site.

  • You will understand and manage the implementation and monitoring of the FSMS and QMS.

  • You will understand and assist in the management of the site's traceability program, ensuring that customer traceability requests are responded to adequately and within appropriate timeframe.

  • You will manage the customer specifications via customer databases.

  • You will coordinate the investigation, analysis and response to customer complaints liaising with sales, commercial and production teams as required to ensure effective corrective and preventative actions.

  • You will implement the audit management process for customer, regulatory and accreditation audits.

  • You will coordinate NPD prep tasks required through Launch Path.

  • You will transfer kitchen recipes into the factory.

  • You will be responsible for raw material spec checks & data capture to ensure correct raw materials are identified.

  • You will be responsible for running preproduction trials, ensuring all relevant parties are in attendance, reports are completed, and results circulated.

What do you need to be successful in this job?

  • You hold a 3rd level qualification in Food Science or relevant discipline.

  • You have 1-2 years of experience in Quality/Technical or NPD roles in food manufacturing.

  • You have strong communication, problem solving and decision-making skills.

The Next Step for you:

Interested in this role? Please send your CV to SIMONA MORELLI at Next Generation Recruitment by clicking on the Apply button!

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