New Product Development Technologist in conjunction with The Traditional Sausage Company Ltd (Knowledge Transfer Affiliate) (contract until March 2023)


The Grwp Llandrillo Menai Food Technology Centre, in collaboration with Food Innovation Wales, has a series of fixed-term full-time and part-time positions for Knowledge Exchange Affiliates to work within Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) companies in the food manufacturing sector in Wales.

The Affiliate will work with Industrial Supervisors in approved partner organisations to support projects in a range of areas within this sector of the Welsh economy.

This project provides an opportunity to work in partnership with The Traditional Welsh Sausage Company Ltd., and the Food Technology Centre.

Traditional Welsh Sausage Company is a subsidiary of Edwards of Conwy Ltd. which is an award winning manufacturer and retailer of high quality and innovative meat product.

The Food Technology Centre offers technical support, NPD services and training to the food industry.

The aim of the project is:

Joining the company through the Affiliate Programme, your role will provide you with an opportunity to understand the business and participate in new product development projects.

Working with the NPD Manager to support the development of a product range and to successfully bring products to market. The role will also involve evaluation of the current NPD systems and ensuring compliance against customer requirements, third party accreditation, food safety, quality and legislative parameters.

This role is 50 % factory-based and 50 % office-based (estimated).

The successful applicant will receive support and training as part of the HELIX Affiliate programme, largely based at the production site at The Traditional Welsh Sausage Company Ltd., Units 1 & 2 CRWST Business Park, Ffordd Sam Pari, Conwy LL32 8HH

Job Details

Job Reference



£23,000 per annum

Place of Work

  • Llangefni

Holiday Entitlement

28 days including Bank holidays (N.B. Bank holidays are not automatically granted – subject to level of cover)

Working Pattern

39 hours per week (Typically 8.00 – 16.30 / Mon - Friday) - On occasion the role will be required to work out of normal hours. Time may be taken in lieu.

Pension Rights

Local Government Pension Scheme

Contract Type

Full Time Fixed Term

Closing Date

24 Jun 2021 12:00

Our application form is in PDF format. You will need a program such as Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer/device to open and edit this document.

Welsh applications are welcomed. Welsh applications will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

Application form pdf

How to apply

Applications may be submitted in Welsh or English; any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably or be subject to any delay.

  1. Download and save the application form to your computer/device (e.g. to My Documents or Downloads folder).
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the application form and open the PDF using a program such as Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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  3. Fill out the form, including the equal opportunities monitoring form.
  4. Send your completed application form to The post you have applied for should be used as the subject line of your email.

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