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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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harper anderton

Our exclusive food industry focus means we have the depth of knowledge and the breadth of connections to pinpoint the specialist interim talent you need, fast. If you’re looking for an agency partner with agility and ability, talk to us today about your next vacancy.

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harper anderton

A division for leaders. Our bespoke executive recruitment service, exclusively for board-level and senior management roles. The select team work with FTSE 250, PE-backed and SME food and beverage businesses across the globe.

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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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