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We’ve been recruiting new product developers since day one and have built a valuable network, some we have placed from entry-level right through to directors.

A foodies career

New product developers key responsibilities:

  • Innovation
  • Launching new products
  • Improving existing products
  • Generating new ideas for new on trend and current products
  • Customer presentations

NPD jobs we recruit for:

  • NPD Technologist
  • Senior NPD Technologist
  • Product Developer Specialist
  • NPD Manager
  • Senior NPD Manager
  • Head of NPD
  • NPD Director

Process Technologist jobs we recruit for:

  • Junior Process Technologist
  • Process Technologist
  • Senior Process Technologist
  • Process Development Manager

Development Chef jobs we recruit for:

  • Junior Development Chef
  • Development chef
  • Senior Development Chef


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Hand selecting industry experts to successfully deliver sustainable solutions for the food & drink industry’s unique challenges, projects & missions.


Create a winning team formula with cross-functional expertise, dedicated to delivering your business goals.


With a pool of top talented individuals, we select the skill set required and provide a committed resource to your business.

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Hiring shouldn’t be a headache

Partner with Harper Anderton for your next role and we’ll make sure the whole process feels as seamless as possible – like we’re an extension of your business.

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Unsure if you are getting paid correctly?

We put together a salary survey for new product development roles across the food industry in food manufacturing, retailers, brands, processors and quick service restaurants. To provide the clearest picture across NPD, Harper Anderton surveyed over 2000 NPD professionals in the capital, in addition to this we looked at roles we have placed in the last 12 months. You can view the salary, which covers roles from NPD Technologist’s to NPD Directors as well as development chef roles, on our food industry insights and recruitment resources page.

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