NPD Technologist

Location: Louth, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: about 2 years ago
Role type: Permanent
Industry: Life Sciences & Engineering Practice
Contact name: Maeve Fahey
Contact email: maeve.fahey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

This globally renowned FMCG organisation are looking for an NPD Technologist to join their dynamic and exciting New Product Development and Commercial team.

The Role:

Responsibilities of the NPD Technologist will include but are not limited to:

  • Implementing/adhering to NPD process from initial concept to product launch, adhering to NPD critical path to ensure launches are on time and efficient
  • Leading and managing raw material sourcing and approval process via supply base and procurement department
  • Supporting the NPD Manager in customer product presentations
  • Leading and managing all kitchen, product and production trials in line with NPD process
  • Supporting the NPD Manager via the business weekly NPD meetings and NPD documentation
  • Supporting the NPD Manager in post launch reviews where product, packaging, ingredients, process, sales and volume are all reviewed, and recommendations built for subsequent launches
  • Supporting the NPD Manager with calendar of market reviews

The Person:

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

  • Degree in Food Science or similar
  • 2+ years' experience working with FMCG
  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Efficient planning, time management and organisation skills
  • Good knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications with particular focus on Excel
  • Must have a full driver's licence and their own car for occasional store visits when required

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 632 1885 for a confidential discussion.


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