NPD Technologist

    Bracknell Permanent
  • New role within the business
  • Opportunity to work with a growing brand portfolio

About Our Client

Fast growing FMCG business with over 12 brands in their portfolio, with plans to grow this over the coming 2 years.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the NPD Technologist are:

  • Work cross functionally within marketing and third party contract manufacturers, to define, shape and deliver new product development projects in line with brand and company strategy
  • Ensure costs are within parameters set
  • Working with internal team and 3rd parties to identify new product opportunities with a focus on true competitive advantage and innovation
  • Develop compliant formulations, packaging and design in line with brand guidelines
  • Assist in managing the development of specific NPD projects with internal and external teams.
  • Generate and maintain accurate and timely documentation concerning the NPD critical paths and development process.
  • Manage and control all regulatory aspects of new products globally including the PIF and CPNP/SCPN notification
  • Keep up to date with all regulatory, formulation and packaging developments.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal NPD Technologist will have experience with:

  • Science graduate or equivalent industry experience
  • Proficiency with statistical and forecasting fundamentals
  • Understanding of financial and operational impacts of forecasting and related decisions
  • Advanced proficiency with software systems - including ERP systems (Demantra and/or SAP an advantage), Sales Forecasting applications and Microsoft Excel (advanced skills required)
  • Effective communication skills - Written and verbal
  • Proficient in Outlook, Excel (advanced skills are essential), Word & PowerPoint

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary and package

Georgina May
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Phone number
+44 193 226 4097

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Project / Programme Management
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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Consultant name
Georgina May
Consultant phone
+44 193 226 4097
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