Wirral Closing Date: 2022-10-20 Ref: PILRD807820
We are looking for a Senior NPD Technologist to support our team at the Bromborough site.
The purpose of the role is to work closely with the Site NPD Manager, Site General Manager and Commercial Team to set the strategy for the categories you work within, project manage the critical path process, ensure submissions and compliance are adhered to. Project manage effective and timely launches to meet key site deliverables.
The key accountabilities will be the generation of costings for all products developed throughout the whole development process up to launch. You will review against targets set out in the briefs and work closely with all stakeholders.
You will project manage the works plans, activity and launch trackers with the commercial and site teams and mentor and coach site roles in the NPD process.
You will work with the Purchasing department to ensure raw materials are sourced at the appropriate price and from technically approved suppliers and develop new and creative products as well as re-engineering existing products and to produce concept samples on time for presentation to customers.
You must have a degree in food or relevant qualification, you will ideally have project management, critical path and toll gate process management. You need to be an experienced and resilient problem-solver and have a proven track record with launching new products and effective planning. You must also have excellent IT skills for writing, accessing, analysing and reporting of data and proven experience driving an exciting food culture within the business that puts our products at the heart of what we do.