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NPD Technologist

Job Title: NPD Technologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94079
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.52993.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 31, 2014 18:10

Job Description

A manufacturer of high quality, authentic and innovative Italian products is looking a NPD Technologist that will support the NPD Manager in delivering excellent products to their customers. You will be working in a state of the art development kitchen and production facilities to bring your creations to life. Key responsibilities: * Developing recipe formulations in the test kitchen that can be scaled up for factor processing * Supporting factory trials for full scale production * Defining quality attributes for finished factory product to ensure quality and consistency * Supporting other QA functions such as raw material approval, creating and monitoring specifications and shelf life testing * Liaise closely with clients to deliver high quality, creative product that exceed expectations The ideal candidate for this position will: * Be a creative foodie who is aware of market trends and enjoys keeping up to date with the latest news in the food world * Have a good knowledge of Italian foods or have experience in working with ingredients or Italian products in a development or chef position. * Be confident presenting to clients and have a commercial awareness to deliver projects to budget A European language would be highly desirable but not essential along with a good understanding of social media. This is a very hands on role so you must be prepared to get stuck in and support the wider team in delivering a dependable and high quality service and an innovative product offer. If you meet the requirements and feel this is the opportunity for you then we would welcome your application. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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