NPD Technologist


Job Description:

Technical Recruitment Solutions

An opportunity for an experienced NPD Technologist to join a successful and expanding company

Leading NZ manufacturer of Dietary Supplements

Newly expanded GMP Manufacturing facility

Be a part of a high performing technical team


Our client is a leading NZ manufacturer of dietary supplements supplying to international markets. They run out of a newly expanded GMP manufacturing facility in Auckland and are continuing to grow as they experience great successes.


An exciting opportunity has become available for an NPD Technologist to cover maternity leave, working within the company’s tight-knit Technical team. Reporting to the Technical Manager, this is a hands-on role, focusing on the development and redevelopment of new products within the relevant regulatory framework.

Day to day responsibilities include (but not limited to)

Development of regulatory compliant formulas and testing specifications for customers, across a range of markets

Redevelopment of current formulations to meet continuous improvement initiatives

Sourcing and evaluating new packaging for suitability for the manufacturing plant and range

Evaluation of new raw materials for compliance and suitability for the range

Generation, management and approval of packaging, nutrition, allergen information and other required technical information


This is a high energy role, which requires the ability to communicate across all levels of the business, internally and externally. You must have a good eye for detail, be a good team player and a problem solver.

As the successful candidate you will ideally possess the following attributes

Science degree qualification (Chemistry, Food Technology, Pharmacy)

5+ years development experience in a similar role

5+ years development experience in a similar role

Experience in nutraceuticals/dietary supplements preferred

Experience sourcing and evaluating new packaging formats

In-depth working knowledge of the Australian requirements for Therapeutic Goods would be an advantage

Excellent communication skills

Detail-oriented and ability to problem solve

Science & Technical

Technical Recruitment Solutions

Posted on: 

August 20, 2021