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Process/NPD Technologist.

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Greater Manchester

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£33,000-£37,000

Job reference: CH/TNT/163
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Location: Manchester  Role Overview:
•    Play a crucial role in managing new product development in a well-regarded food factory.
•    Gain hands-on experience in carrying out feasibility studies, product trials and conducting internal audits.
•    Contribute positively to overcoming challenges and driving improvements.

Company Overview:
Our client is a recognised player in the food manufacturing sector with a well-established factory based in Manchester. They provide a variety of high-quality dishes to numerous retail and food service customers. 


Responsibilities:
•    Manage the Stage and Gate process that includes feasibility studies and pre-launch and post-launch meetings.
•    Create sample submission forms and support customer presentations and Quality Assurance sessions.
•    Oversee the scaling up of new recipes to factory production.
•    Conduct raw material trials and review new raw material specifications.
•    Complete trial reports and make change recommendations to Senior Management Team.
•    Attend regular production meetings and update on ongoing project status.
•    Assist with food labelling, customer specifications, and packaging approval sign off.


Requirements:
•    Food Science Degree or equivalent
•    A minimum of 3 years' relevant experience
•    Proficiency in electronic specification/recipe systems
•    Demonstrable experience in project management and hands-on experience in retail and food service
•    Strong communication, listening, influencing skills at all levels.
•    Proven experience in managing a team and cost reduction projects.
•    Formal HACCP training and Legal Labels training



If you're looking to progress your career within the food manufacturing sector and have the required skills and experience, pleaseapply below quoting reference CH/TNT/163.