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Development Technologist

Location: 

Andover, HAM, GB, SP11 8EZ

Req ID:  24384

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

Hands on role working with a dedicated and innovative NPD team from product concept to launch.  Working with production, technical, category management and purchasing departments to deliver projects on time to the highest possible standards for our customers. This is an all encompassing role from receiving and interpreting customer brief, developing a range of new products through to presenting to customers and scaling to factory trial.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Support  the delivery and management of new product development projects from concept to launch meeting project deadlines
  • Support interpretation and delivery of customer brief
  • Be able to understand and deliver to your customer
  • Understand market trends
  • Preparing costings
  • Support our customer teams to agree new products
  • Support scaling up kitchen samples to factory trials
  • Carry out shelf life from factory trial and carry out appropriate organolptic testing
  • Complete customer submission forms
  • Present new product concepts  internally and to customers

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Degree educated or equivalent in a food discipline.

Desirable

  • Bakery or related experience
  • 1-2 years experience within a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience of implementing the NPD process from concept to launch

 

Rich Products Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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