NPD Process Technologist

Artisan Biscuits
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Competitive Salary
19 Dec 2017
16 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

DEPARTMENT:                           NPD

JOB TITLE:                                NPD Process Technologist

RESPONSIBLE TO:                    NPD Manager



  1. Organise and control all Bakery Trials from the  briefs given by the NPD Manager and in line with Critical path deadlines and launch plans.
  2. Assist in the creation of new products from briefs supplied by the Directors.
  3. Generate the information required for new, and updated recipes and process specifications and convert into final documents ready for issue.
  4. Provide raw data for recipe costings and  hand it over to the costings team when required.
  5. Research and source new raw materials for new projects in line with the company and BRC technical requirements.
  6. Cover the duties of the NPD Technologist in their absence.


  • Oversee bakery trials and record results.
  • Source new raw materials and manage the process of introducing them into the bakery, including requesting specifications in line with company policy.
  • Keep a stock record of all new raw material samples and replace when necessary in line with project timelines.
  • Assist with the formulation of recipes for new products.
  • Manage the preparation of samples and recipe information  for Directors ‘ NPD Meetings, in liaison with the NPD Technologist.
  • Provide Manufacturing Specifications to the NPD Technologist  for conversion to Exchequer format in readiness for conversion to pack copy and artwork .
  • Manage , label and control the stock of all samples in the warehouse.
  • Manage the Shelf Life stock of newly launched  and epd  products.
  • Review  the Critical paths on a daily basis, carry out actions,  and report on defaults.
  • Assist the buying department with proposed raw materials changes  and packaging by scheduling and controlling the trials within priorities set by the NPD Manager.
  • Follow the NPD Process as laid out in the company BRC policy.
  • Be part of the Artwork Sign Off Team

  Provide support in preparation of HACCP’s.

  • Observe and comply with the employee’s responsibilities as stated in the company’s health and safety policy.