Senior Product Development Technologist- Craigavon, County Armagh

Location UK / Armagh

Job Type Contract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1432679

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Senior Product Development Technologist based in Craigavon.

About Moy Park

Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers. Moy Park is the European Division of Pilgrim’s Pride and employs over 12,000 people across 12 manufacturing locations in the UK, France and Holland.

People of Moy Park

We are passionate about our people and recognise our teams, along with their individual drive and passion, are the reason for our continued success. This is your opportunity to join a forward-thinking, exciting business- applying to join our business is easy.

Your role

  • Responsible for the executing the customer and category development plans in the sites
  • Ensuring delivery of quality, technical and commercial objectives, through cross functional collaboration with the Business Units and category teams
  • Responsible for delivery of approved product development projects from the customer, and also as handed over from the category team through to launch in the site
  • Lead and manage site visits, working closely with relevant customer Innovation and Development Manager to ensure customer expectations are met and exceeded
  • Working effectively with other key functions: operations, technical, process development, packaging development to ensure all aspects of product delivery
  • Ensure factory trial process is fully supported by all site stakeholders through diligent planning, preparation and communication

What you’ll need

  • Food related degree and a minimum of 2 years Product Development experience in the food industry with direct responsibility for launching food products
  • Experience managing customer relationships
  • Experience running factory trials
  • Experience working with product costing
  • Excellent communicator with the visible passion and enthusiasm for achieving targets, objectives and continuous improvement in a cross-functional team environment
  • Able to demonstrate strong analytical abilities and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to plan and manage workloads
  • Confidence to represent Moy Park and its’ values from an NPD perspective, developing and maintaining relationships at all levels within the organisation
  • Ability to gain and maintain trust and respect of customers, peers and suppliers
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Able to undertake frequent business trips and travel at short notice to meet the demands of the job
  • Full, clean driving licence

Perks of Moy Park

  • Competitive salary
  • Above statutory holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Continuous training provided
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discounted employee shop
  • Life cover
  • Shopping discounts

To Apply

Please click on the APPLY button below to be directed to our website.

Closing date: 21st August 2019