NPD Technologist (9-12months)

Job Description

NPD Technician - Dungannon

VANRATH is delighted to be recruiting an NPD Technician for our client based in Dungannon
The role will initially run for a period of 9-12 month's, with possibility for extension for the right candidate.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to grow within the food industry

£25K (+ Enhanced Holiday Pay + Discount Benefits)

8:00am-4:30pm (Mon-Fri) - no weekends or evenings

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the NPD project manager & wider team and assist in all new and current product development
  • Assist & lead completion of routine sample requests, customer presentations and submissions to deadlines.
  • Assist in completion of factory trials and collating results
  • Work closely with wider team to create new concepts and assist in input into IT system.
  • Present facts and ideas clearly to internal and external customers in a supporting role
  • Assist in other key tasks as part of the NPD process

Personal specification:

  • Passion for food and ability to follow recipes
  • Good, knowledge of the meat & added value industry across multiple retailers
  • Strong initiative skills
  • Good understanding of factory process
  • Computer skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively and in a highly productive manner as an individual or as part of a team.
  • A self-motivated and self-starting individual that is naturally inquisitive with a constant drive to 'seek out' continuous improvement
  • A degree in relevant science, specialist qualifications and/or equivalent work-based experience

For further information on this vacancy, or any other roles in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Suzanne Lowry in the strictest confidence.