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Culinary NPD Technologist

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  • Kildare
  • 25000 - 35000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 07/09/2017
  • Carmel McCabe-Curran
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Culinary NPD Technologist - An excellent opportunity to join a trend setting company where you will strongly influence the development of innovative and exciting food products. Contract Carmelat 01 8788240

 

 Culinary NPD Technologist 

An excellent opportunity to join a trend setting company where you will strongly influence the development of innovative and exciting food products.

Role:

  • Reporting to the head of Innovation you will manage all aspects of NPD and innovation for a select number of accounts from Idea Generation to Post Launch Review
  • Have a hands on approach when it comes to Research & Recipe Development
  • Requires the individual to be flexible with the needs of the business and willing to travel abroad for Innovation & Research Trips as well as Tradeshows
  • Sourcing New Raw Materials from Existing & New Suppliers in line with company sourcing policy while delivering Innovation with on trend ingredients
  • Developing New Packaging & Pack formats with Packaging supply partners
  • Liaising with Pack Designers in order to maximise key selling points of any new products pack design
  • Engaging with Customers on a daily and weekly basis re: NPD Plans & Next Steps
  • Delivering NPD within commercial Targets
  • Status Reporting to line manager on a weekly basis

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years previous experience in a similar role is essential
  • Third Level Qualification in Culinary Arts/Food Innovation would be beneficial but not essential
  • An understanding of Food manufacturing and how to develop an idea from concept to market in a large scale manufacturing environment
  • A potential candidate may have worked for a Food chain in a development role
  • Experience in bakery or fresh Ready to eat, short shelf life NPD will also be considered
  • Candidate must be Technically Competent while liaising with the Technical Department
  • Have strong Project Management Skills with capability to manage multiple projects at any one time
  • Passionate about food, cooking & all things food related
Please apply by sending your CV to Carmel McCabe-Curran via the link below or call 01 8788240 for more information. 

Ref: CULNPDTECH1
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