NPD Technologist

Milton Keynes Permanent £35,000 - £40,000 per year
  • Fast paced environment
  • Successful Manufacturer

About Our Client

Our client are a leading manufacturer with a huge presence in the Milton Keynes region who are committed to building a stronger, more sustainable future. The NPD Technologist will be a key part of the site NPD/R&D team, supporting with new & existing product development, liaising directly with the customer.

Job Description

As the NPD Technologist, you will be working directly with the customer on new & existing product development, as well as working cross-functionally onsite to ensure a smooth transition from concept to launch. As well as:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Hand over and support new product to factory scale-up for NPD projects
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership on products, process development and improvement
  • Partner and stay connected with cross functional teams. Tasks involving long term innovation and maintain product pipeline 1 year in advance
  • Provide findings and analysis with insights, research and commercial brand to develop short and long term testing programs for experimental and commercial products and hybrids
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Working Hours: Monday - Friday

The Successful Applicant

You will have strong experience within an NPD role, ideally within a food manufacturing environment, as well as:

  • Recognised qualification ideally in food technology, food science, NPD or equivalent
  • Prior experience in product management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working directly with a customer is desirable
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on your own

What's on Offer

£35,000 - £40,000

Progression Opportunities

Company Benefits

Anthony Baker
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Phone number
+44 121 230 9423

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Quality, Technical
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Milton Keynes
Contract type
Consultant name
Anthony Baker
Consultant phone
+44 121 230 9423
Job reference