The R&D Data Management Team operates as ‘centre of expertise’ provider to the business in providing Specification, Data and Information management systems for use by the business to control the quality and safety of ingredients, packaging, products and processes. To provide product information for use by the business, customers, consumers and regulatory, NGO and compliance organisations. It also acts as a central ‘one-stop shop’ for technical queries from all interfaces across the business and from suppliers.
The Assistant Data Manager is a significant role in the organisation which requires accuracy, attention to detail and a basic appreciation of products, ingredients and packaging and a good working knowledge of Nomad specification & data handling systems and processes. The Assistant Data Manager is able to collaborate in a professional manner with Product and Packaging Developers, Procurement, QA and other business functions and external suppliers and organisations. The role requires ability to ‘self-start’ and work independently with minimum supervision. The role requires the ability to review ingredient and packaging specifications, to constructively challenge supplier comments to specifications, when there is a difference between what they are saying and Nomad Foods Europe requirements, to reach agreement.
Mentor R&D Technologists and/or placement students
Applicants will be degree educated or equivalent (preferably in a science-related or food /nutrition related degree) and will have previous experience within the food/drink industry in a Technical/ Product Development role.
Previous experience/knowledge and skills in the following would also be highly desirable.
Applicants will need to also demonstrate an excellent eye for detail, be a team player and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.