NPD Technologist

At Premier Foods, we create the food the nation loves for modern life.

We’re one of Britain’s largest branded food companies, employing around 4,000 people in over 14 sites across the country, and supplying a range of retail, wholesale, foodservice and other customers with some of Britain’s best-loved brands. Those brands include Ambrosia desserts, Batchelors convenient meals, Bisto and OXO stocks and gravies, Loyd Grossman and Sharwood’s cooking sauces, and Mr. Kipling cakes.

Chances are you have one of our products in your home, as over 95% of British households bought one of our products last year.

Location Salary Function Date closed
Sweet Treats 31-3-2015

Job description

At Premier Foods, we create the food the nation loves, for modern life.

We now have an opening for a Packaging Technologist to join the team based at our flagship R&D centre in Worksop

This is a newly created opportunity and shows our commitment and dedication in new product development and ambition to achieve £1 billion branded sales by 2020.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering new and existing packaging development across related product areas.
  • Leading factory trials.
  • Liaising with all site functions to progress projects.
  • Progressing all aspects of document control and process relating to project.
  • Representing Packaging Development in related Projects.
  • Working with marketing and consumers to develop ideas and shape projects.
  • Monitoring current trends and consumer behaviours.
  • Understanding the packaging supply chain, working closely with suppliers.

Ideally you will have at least three years packaging development experience, gained within a FMCG environment.

Applications for this position are no longer being considered

Brands people love

You'll find one of our much loved brands in 96% of British households.

Our brands

100 years of history

When were Mr. Kipling cakes invented? Where does the name Bisto come from?

Our heritage

Playing our part

Caring for the environment, and building trust in our supply chain.

Our part

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