NPD Project Manager

b3 jobs
West Midlands
£36,000 - £45,000
18 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

NPD Project Manager

Job ref: 61079 | £36,000 - £45,000 | West Midlands / South Central

The company

You will be working with a leading international bakery company who manufacturer a comprehensive range of bakery products which are then distributed globally.

The job

The purpose of your role as NPD Project Manager is to take the lead, coordinate and project manage multiple projects through the NPD process, from product development, through set up and to production. You will ensure projects run smoothly, on time, in scope and adheres to agreed project performance targets.

You will manage European Product Managers expectations for project delivery, supporting the role to maintain the integrity of product portfolio in accordance to the category’s overall strategy and review project performance to ensure the early identification of changes, delays, extended lead-times and the need for corrective action.

Your experience

You will be educated to a degree level or equivalent (such as food studies, business, HR or similar) and possess 2 – 3 years of project / product management experience from within a food industry business, a background of working with bakery products is a huge bonus. You will be assertive but very approachable and be a good motivational leader with the ability to work closely with various teams to ensure the smooth running of projects. Basic marketing skills are also an advantage to ensure product launches meet the expectations of the business and customer. Some European travel will also be required.

More details

The NPD Project Manager job is based in the West Midlands / South Central region and is paying £36,000 - £45,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the NPD Project Manager job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Giverny Robinson-Sivyer,, quoting job reference 61079.

What happens next

After applying for this job, I will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

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