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Head of Technical and NPD

07/12/23 Dublin West Neg

Permanent full-time

Our client, a fast-moving, Internationally focused food company is seeking an ambitious Head of Technical and NPD to join their experienced and dynamic team in West Dublin. The company owns a portfolio of leading brands and supplies a wide range of food products to leading Food service, Retail and Industrial customers.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Hybrid Working.
  • Bonus.
  • Pension Contributions.


This is a senior management role which is attractive to an experienced candidate with Vision, who has strong Technical expertise and can successfully manage a highly qualified team of technical and NPD personnel in Ireland and abroad.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Leading and motivating a successful team of NPD & Technical personnel.
  • Ensuring the business is ahead of the curve and compliant with legal requirements in its target EU and UK markets– to include labelling, claims, packaging and ingredients.
  • Project management for new range development.
  • Direct communication with senior key customer and supplier technical and NPD management.
  • Ensuring the company’s own BRC standard is implemented and enhanced.
  • Product evaluation - testing and tasting of meat and non-meat based ranges.
  • Monitoring the market – suppliers, competitors and retailer activity.
  • From time-to-time visiting suppliers, personnel and trade shows in EU & UK.



  • Third level degree in Food Science or related discipline.
  • 14+ years food industry experience.
  • Experience in implementing long-term, efficient quality control and NPD systems inside a dynamic, fast-growing business.
  • Understands how production plants think– experience in negotiating with QA & NPD in supplier factories.
  • Flexible and able to travel from time to time.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lilyanna McCaul at or call 01 8788240 for more information.

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