NPD Assistant







Monday to Friday



NPD Assistant - Due to our continued growth and success we are looking for an NPD Assistant to join our New Product Development team in Wrexham (LL13 9UG). The hours of work for this role are Monday to Friday 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs (occasionally 06:00-15:00 or 07:00-16:00 if/when required)

What would you get for working here?

If you have the passion and skills to be an NPD Assistant then you will receive a total reward package that includes:

  • A competitive salary 
  • 8% Pension Contribution
  • 28 days annual leave (Inc of Bank Holidays)
  • £250 refer-a-friend scheme
  • Access to an exclusive employee benefits/discounts platform where you can save £££s on your everyday spends
  • Excellent coffee machines available free-of-charge
  • Professional development opportunities and qualifications
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does
  • Great opportunity for career development

Support the effective delivery of the NPD process from concept to launch as directed by the NPD Manager.      

  • Delivery of the NPD agenda to required cost and within agreed timescales.
  • Understand implications and effects of deviations from critical path. Highlight to NPD Manager with solutions. 
  • Organise and arrange lunches for visitors

Work closely with the NPD Manager & Bakery Specialist to create feasible products from the Test Bakery into a manufacturing solution that delivers required profitability without limiting innovation.

  • Organisation and ordering of test bakery ingredients and equipment
  • Cleaning of test bakery, daily, weekly
  • Freezer organisation and maintenance
  • Weighing up for development bakers
  • Test bakery sample maintenance

Knowledge Requirements

  • Some computer skills, email, word, excel
  • Be able to drive and have a car

Competences, Experience & Qualifications

  • Self-motivated
  • Organised with attention to detail
  • Flexible
  • Hard working and calm under pressure
  • Wants to develop in food development

Key Reporting Relationships

  • Senior Management Team
  • External Customers
  • All Operations Staff
  • Purchasing
  • Commercial

So, who are we?

If you haven’t heard of us before we are a family owned and managed Craft Bakery producing an award-winning range of Bread, Morning Goods, Pies and gluten free products.

Our business has been producing products in this category since 1964 and since then we have grown in success due to our reputation for quality, innovation and technical experience. As a result of this continued growth, we now operate from a number of world class and well invested bakeries in and around Wrexham, including our dedicated Gluten free site ‘Gluten Freedom’ and our state-of-the-art ‘Super Bakery’ at Ash Road. 

If you would like to join our award-winning, quality-driven team please use the ‘apply now’ link and follow the on-line application instructions.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team soon!