New Product Development (NPD) Industrial work placement - 12 month period Back to vacancy list

Reference - GBJ186
Location - R&R United Kingdom | Leeming Bar | NPD
Category - NPD
Closing - 21 Apr 2017
Description -
New Product Development (NPD) Industrial work 
placement - 12 month period

We like to think it's our famous ice cream brands that have helped us grow but it’s taken more than that to reach sales of around 2.6 billion Euros operating in 22 countries across the world, employing around 15,000 people. 

What's really behind our success is our expert knowledge driven by our excellent employees and most importantly our drive for being first with ideas and improvements. 

We believe that the talent and skill of our team is one of the key elements enabling our business to thrive, grow and succeed. So join us and we’ll work with you to develop your talents by offering opportunities that will provide you with challenging experiences.

Following a comprehensive introduction to our workplace you will receive leader support and training in a range of food technical disciplines as follows: 

New Product Development (NPD) Assistant
Working within our New Product Development (NPD) team you will assist in the creation of new concepts or even generate and develop your own ideas for the ice cream market. As part of the team you will work to develop an appreciation of customer markets and customer needs as well as an understanding of market trends and insights. You will receive full support and training in food development disciplines from the translation of retail and branded customer briefs through kitchen and pilot plant work into finished products. This will give you experience and the opportunity to develop your food technical skills further within a food manufacturing environment.  

During your time with us you will be mentored by experienced food innovation professionals who will encourage you to build upon your competences and skills as well as develop your practical abilities while you are with us.
To be considered you must be currently studying a degree in a food Science or similar discipline you will have a genuine passion for the food industry, technically focused and highly motivated as we’re looking for under graduates with a passion for food, and an eye for detail to commence a 12 month work placement following the 2017 academic year end.  

Please apply on line at or alternatively, in writing/by email, enclosing a CV, to Heather Kemp, ( HR Dept, Froneri, Leeming Bar Industrial Estate, Leeming Bar, Northallerton DL7 9UL.  Closing date Friday 21st Apr 2017.