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Our client is a leading international bakery group with expertise in frozen and fresh bakery products for foodservice and retail. In the UK, they are known for their impressive portfolio of pastries, breads and baked goods which they supply to the major grocery retailers and foodservice businesses.
With a 21 year heritage of innovative and authentic products, we offer our retail, wholesale and foodservice customers in the UK, Ireland, Australia and South Africa a wide range of premium quality continental products all from one point of contact.
Working at the heart of the NPD process, you will enjoy a creative hands on brief – managing specific projects from concept to launch, ensuring a continuing stream of innovative high quality products are delivered on time and to specification. Used to dealing with customers and manufacturing partners, you must be an experienced NPD professional, with proven project management ability, who can confidently handle a number of projects on a simultaneous basis. You will need to be self-motivated, enjoy working in a small team and above all be seeking a real sense of job satisfaction and fun.
· Relevant food related qualifications, ideally at degree level or equivalent.
· Experience of working closely with major grocery retail customers
· Extensive project management skills
· Experience of leading complex innovation projects, and delivering commercially viable products to market.
· Be able to work cross-functionally, as part of a team, and be able to influence others.
Knowledge of baked goods would be a distinct advantage, however what is more important is the ability to show flexibility, passion and deliver fantastic products to a highly envied customer base.
As you can imagine, no two days will be the same! Your flexible and collaborative style, added to your networking skills, will help ensure that LUUK remains a leader of innovation in its field and continues to deliver exceptional growth
If this sounds like you, and are prepared to get out what you put in, Lantmannen Unibake offers a refreshing, vibrant and professional working environment where people are truly valued.
Please send your CV including salary details, quoting Ref KC-NPD-LU in the subject field to: email@example.com or on 07736 269426
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