Lead/Senior NPD Technologist – BBF Limited – Hull

  • Hull

BBF Limited

Lead/Senior NPD Technologist

BBF Limited


Full-time, Permanent

We are currently recruiting a Lead/Senior NPD Technologist to be based at our Hull bakery on a full-time, permanent basis.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a motivated Lead/Senior NPD (New Product Development) Technologist with a creative flair and passion for NPD and bakery. You will be a team player with superb communication skills, which will enable you to liaise closely with customers and internal teams.

A self-starter, you will show energy and enthusiasm for the products in which you work, and you will thrive under pressure.

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience within a food manufacturing business, preferably in a bakery or equivalent knowledge/experience. A food science-related qualification is preferred.

This is a fantastic role for someone looking to progress in a short space of time into an NPD Manager position.

The role of a Lead/Senior NPD Technologist at BBF Limited

·Develop new and existing products in line with the product launch process, from concept through to launch, ensuring all products achieve the required commercial targets & desired shelf life

·Work closely with commercial controllers, marketing, suppliers and customers

·Be responsible for managing multiple projects, and ensuring they are delivered on time to critical paths, working closely with key stakeholders and customers internally and externally

·Prepare recipe information, customer documentation and internal paperwork in line with projects and requirements.

·Create product costings for all developments and product changes.

·Organise & lead factory trials with operations, process and site technical teams

·Work closely with suppliers and procurement on new raw materials and tender projects.

Who are BBF Limited?

BBF Limited are one of the UK’s leading ambient cake and chilled dessert manufacturers of retailer own label, licensed, and branded cakes, supplying recognisable major retailers across the UK and European market.

Our team of experts develops and manufactures a wide range of high-quality ambient cake products across several different categories including celebration cake, mini rolls, mince pies, fruit pies, and a wide range of chilled desserts including cheesecake, crumbles, and sponge cakes. These include mince pies, celebration cakes, slab cakes, cupcakes, and many more!

We are passionate about our products and aim to put the customer at the heart of everything we do.

With recent investment taking us from 1000 employees to over 2000 employees, this is an exciting time to join BBF Limited! We are continually looking to grow, but we can only do that with exceptional talent across all levels and disciplines of the business. That is where you come into it!

What benefits do we offer?

·Excellent Salary DOE


·25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

·Life Assurance/Death in Service

·Employee Assistance Programme

·Access to the company Benefits Hub

·Free access to the ‘Headspace’ App – well-being and meditation

·Company Shop membership (Supermarket like no other!)

·Onsite Cake Shop (majorly discounted)

·Onsite canteen

·Regular training & development opportunities with a dedicated, internal L&D team

·Free on-site parking

·Working for the leading manufacturer of cakes & ambient desserts to the largest food retailers in the UK

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