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New Product Development Technologist

Location Monaghan, Republic of Ireland
Sector
Job type Permanent
Salary DOE
Published about 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Tara Burns
Job ref DD000253p _1652110454

Job description

This position may appeal to an experienced person or a graduate as training will be provided

Key tasks:

  • Completion and review of all own brand and customer product specifications ensuring they accurately reflect the product supplied
  • Help determine new product opportunities and work with customers and production team to determine suitability and scheduling of same
  • Bring new products from concept right through to launch.
  • Maintain an internal review program to ensure all specifications are reviewed on regular basis, but also when changes have been made in process, ingredients, or suppliers
  • Liaising with Quality Manager, customers and suppliers to ensure all product specifications are reviewed in time for product launches and annually thereafter
  • Completion of customer submission forms, questionnaires, technical and routine requests in timely manner and to agreed deadlines
  • Checking product artwork to ensure compliance with EU legal labelling regulations and customer specific requirements and codes of practice
  • Maintain supplier database, raw material and packaging specifications, liaise with suppliers, and if necessary, request necessary documentation
  • Supporting the quality team in conducting raw material and finished product investigations and traceability exercises
  • Supporting all external audits and customer visits as required.
  • Encourage and help drive the site's food safety culture, to help prevent deviation in the process that affects the safety and quality of our products

Skills & experience

  • Previous experience working in the food industry and HACCP knowledge an advantage
  • Excellent administration and IT skills, and high attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Methodical/meticulous approach to work but flexible enough to meet the changing needs of the business

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