NPD Technologist

Location: Cavan, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: over 1 year ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice
Contact name: Maeve Fahey
Contact email: maeve.fahey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client are a market leading Irish FMCG organisation who export a large portfolio of products to over 80 countries worldwide. They operate across 7 facilities in Ireland, with large investment being made in state-of-the-art technologies across the business in recent years.

They are seeking an innovative and driven NPD Technologist to join their growing R&D function at their Cavan based site.

The Role

Duties and responsibilities of the NPD Technologist will include:

  • New product development/re-innovation based on Voice of Customer (VOC) - project brief preparation, scoping, leading, coordinating & executing through stage-gate process
  • Product formulation, bench and pilot-scale trials, production trials, analytical testing, shelf-life and sensory analysis
  • Support commercial team to proactively review relevant market sectors and competitors to prepare commercially important and deliverable NPD projects
  • Researching new ingredients/products and processing technology
  • Build technical relationships with new and existing customers

The Person

The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following:

  • BSc in Food Science or similar
  • Experience in product development/R&D in a food manufacturing facility
  • Experience in beverages, dairy, powders, nutritionals is desirable
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 6321885 for a confidential discussion.


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