Senior New Product Development Technologist

Location
Midlands/Berkshire
Salary
£competitive
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
23 Jun 2017
Ref
FMW16997
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Product Development Technologist 

£Competitive 

Midlands 

Ref: FMW16997

Company

One of the largest manufacturers in their field, this hugely successful international business is looking to grow the NPD team further and have created a new role to expand into a new territory. This is an exciting opportunity for a senior NPD technologist to take on a new challenge and manage a growing team.


The Role

This purpose of this role is to drive the growth of your category through new product development and provide strategic focus whilst driving KPI’s. You will manage a leading retail account to deliver NPD and EPD targets, looking after budget and driving efficiency to reduce costs. This will involve customer relationship building, and the management of development projects to deliver attractive and affordable products. You will identify opportunities in the market and share ideas and best practises with wider teams across Europe. You must work closely with consumer insight marketing teams to devise short and long term customer plans, and collaborate effectively cross functionally with packaging, operations, technical and process.

With an understanding of food law and regulation, you will interpret and ensure full understanding, also creating a culture of food knowledge and consumer trends.

There will be travel required across sites and to customers.

Personal Profile

  • Degree in Food Technology/related
  • Previous NPD experience 
  • Passion for food and wide knowledge of trends
  • Background in protein desirable
  • Flexible to travel

Ref Code: FMW16997

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Sarah Goodman to Sarah@cparecruitment.com 

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.