NPD / Process Technologist


Reports to:

Senior NPD Technologist

Location:

Cheddar/Bristol

Benefits:

Competitive basic salary + 20 days holiday + your birthday off + health care scheme + other company benefits

Hours:

Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:00 (the occasional night shift may be required for product trials/launches)

Company background:

FSC is a family business with 29 years of award winning experience in creating, rolling out and managing bespoke customer food-on-the-move solutions.  Our customers include a selection of blue-chip companies in various industries, such as Shell, Debenhams, Thornton’s and Dunelm.

We offer a range of consultancy services drawing on our in-depth knowledge of the food-on-the-move sector and have managed projects in South America, North America, Asia, Scandinavia and several European countries.

Our Head Office is located in the world-famous village of Cheddar and we have an Innovation Centre near Bristol in Flax Bourton. Although many of the team are based throughout the UK and Europe, we regularly get together to review performance, share best practice and socialise! As well as working in a challenging and fast-moving environment, we believe it’s important to have a big chunk of fun and no day is ever the same at FSC.

Overview:

Reporting to the Senior NPD Technologist you’ll be instrumental in the product development process from concept to launch, working with several manufacturers to ensure that new products have a competitive edge in terms of creativity but also in delivering commercially viable ranges in line with the critical path as well as set budgets and timescales.

The ideal candidate will have a Food Science or Technology degree coupled with 3+ years hands on experience in a similar concept to launch NPD/process role in food manufacturing, preferably within the bakery or chilled sector. You’ll have developed your understanding of NPD processes as well as your communication, organisation and project management skills. Passionate about all things food you will be driven to deliver amazing products for major customers and will thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The role will involve:

Experience and Qualifications Needed:

Skills:

To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter to Toril Simpson: Toril@thefscgroup.com