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Senior Product Development Technologist – Maidenhead, Berkshire – Permanent

Nicholas Howard Limited are delighted to be recruiting for a new and exciting role as a Senior Product Development Technologist.

Based in Maidenhead, the main purpose of the role is to co-ordinate product development activity, deliver the NPD function for key customer accounts and deputise for the NPD Manager when required.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To be the lead technologist on key customer accounts and to manage the day to day relationships with key customers as well as presenting concept samples to the customer.
  • To take an active role in NPD meetings and to deputise for the NPD Manager in leading the meeting when required.
  • To develop new products from concept through to launch ensuring all products meet commercial, customer and technical requirements and are delivered within agreed timescales.
  • To ensure time is spent baking customer kitchen samples.
  • To be actively involved in translating products from concept to launch– translating what is created in the kitchen into the main bakery, ensuring that bakery trials are carried out efficiently in a controlled manner, that results are maintained and to recommend any changes to recipes / process whilst keeping wastage to a minimum.
  • To accurately cost or sign off the costing work on all new products and improvements.
  • To ensure that the technical information supporting new product development is correct and up-to-date.
  • To perform any other reasonable task at the request of the management.

To be considered for this position please apply below.