NPD Technologist - Nutrition & Diet

Rudheath, England, United Kingdom · Production


The Hut Group was founded on a desire to create an e-commerce system that could support multiple retailers. Today, our proprietary platform is used to manage over 100 websites, which we build, trade and market in-house. We are currently the World’s leading Online Sports Nutrition, Health & Beauty Destination with rapidly growing international operations and a unique end to end technology platform. Our immediate growth plans include significant investment in pioneering technology innovation, further acquisitions and international expansion.

Due to rapid and sustained global growth across our Nutrition & Diet business (Exante Diet, Myprotein, Myvitamins, Ideal Shape, Ideal Fit) we are looking for a highly capable, experienced NPD Technologist with a Sports Nutrition or Food Science background to join the team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing product concepts for both internal and external NPD
  • Leading the formulation of new products to be manufactured in our state of the art facility
  • Creating product specifications
  • Running and participating in taste panels and organoleptic product reviews
  • Briefing suppliers on new ingredients - working to technical, operational and commercial constraints
  • Supporting other teams to bring products to successful launch
  • Approving packaging and product compliance
  • Researching and reporting on current market trends
  • Requirements

  • Nutrition/Food technology degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year experience in an NPD food manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of NPD processes from concept through to launch
  • Enthusiastic and proactive personality, excellent communication skills, working well as part of a team
  • Able to work well under pressure and deliver to strict deadlines
  • Interest in fitness, weight management/supplements, health & wellbeing
  • Understanding of industry standards and compliance
  • Experience in the Sports Nutrition industry would be highly advantageous
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