Senior NPD Technologist

PGSenior NPD Technologist
  • €60,000 - 62,000
  • Fethard, Republic of Ireland

About your new employer:

  • It is more than just a food company. It’s a place where you can grow your career, learn new skills, and make a positive impact on the world. With a wide range of meat and seafood products that delight consumers worldwide.
  • You will be part of a culture that values innovation, quality, sustainability, and customer satisfaction. You will also have the opportunity to work with diverse and delicious products that are sourced responsibly and sustainably from over 50 different protein sources from 5 continents.
  • With 25-year history of excellence in the food industry they provide over 500 million meals for the global market every year.

About Your New Job as a Senior NPD Technologist:

  • Manage NPD initiatives, ensuring adherence to project timelines.
  • Coordinate timely availability of new product samples and factory cost data for both internal and external presentations.
  • Collaborate with various departments including marketing, operations, packaging, and business performance to ensure project delivery within set deadlines, budget, and quality standards.
  • Procure ingredients and materials at competitive prices to meet budgetary needs.
  • Stay updated on food trends in seafood, pork, and related industries to drive innovation.
  • Demonstrate strong food expertise to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide necessary information for business planning, packaging, technical, and operational purposes, including conducting trials when necessary.
  • Finalize product specifications, packaging, and artwork approval.
  • Oversee the first production launch and obtain sign-off from relevant teams and customers.

What Skills You Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in food science, Food Technology, or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role within the food industry
  • Strong knowledge of food processing technologies, ingredients, and formulation principles and a passion for food.
  • Excellent project management and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Experience in costing concept products, product specifications, and artwork sign-off is beneficial.

What’s Next

Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now" button or call me, Patrycja Glab +353 21 235 9142. If the job isn’t quite right but you are looking for something similar, please get in touch and I will be more than happy to assist you in the next step of your career!

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