NPD Technologist – 884400 – £28000-£40000

The Company


An international business which has produced high quality products across the globe for nearly 30 years. They are a passionate and dedicated team who care about building encouraging, supportive, long-lasting partnerships, both inside and outside this fast-growing company. By only working with the very best ingredients and the most innovative technology available, they are offering a position  in which you can grow as an employee and make thousands of customers happy in the process!


On offer:

  • Market Competitive Salary
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Staff discount on products
  • Free on-site parking
  • Wellness programme and support


Work Location: In person site location


Hours: Monday-Friday


The Position

The  New Product Development team, based in South Wales, is the linchpin to their Customer Success story. Without this dedicated team of experts creating new recipes, refining old ones and looking at more innovative and sustainable ways to do things they wouldn’t be able to put smiles on customers faces across the globe

  • Ensure that all Health and Safety / Food Safety (FEDIAF) legislative requirements are met while supporting the product development team with the design of the product
  • Ensure finished product specifications and sample submission documents are completed accurately and to agreed timescales, in approved customer formats for all customer and own brand products
  • Review both primal and finished pack specifications for meat and raw material ingredients, in order to reduce costs and waste
  • Liaise with raw material suppliers to ensure raw material specifications are completed accurately, and new ingredients are sourced where required
  • Maintain and update the BESTMIX® Recipe Management system in accordance with the specification’s progress




  • Qualification in Food Technology or other food related subjects (BSc/HND)
  • Knowledge of pet food/food processing and legislation, in order to produce information that complies with legal and customer requirements
  • Experience of producing specifications for major supermarkets
  • Experience of specification generation and Recipe Management Systems




Our Referral Incentive:

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from us you have not been shortlisted for this role. Please continue to check our website for any other roles  which may be of interest.


We offer a £500 referral if you introduce someone we place – see our website for details –


We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK




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