Innovation Manager

b3 jobs
24 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Innovation Manager - Bakery

Job ref: 60886 | £50,000 | London

The company

The role will be working for a well-known, international business that prides itself on delivering exceptional customer service together with the highest quality products enjoyed by customers all throughout the UK, Europe and worldwide!

The job

As Innovation Manager, you will be responsible for the full management and development of products out of 2 UK production sites across all trade channels. You will be responsible for the development process from concept through to launch including ingredients/packaging requirements, customers' presentations, pre-production trials and post-launch analysis. You will be responsible for the management and development of the NPD team (Bakery Technologists) and you will also carry out regular presentations to the extended team (commercial/operations) of potential new concept ideas that are in line with overall UK business strategy and consumer/market trends.

Your experience

To be considered for the Innovation Manager role, you will possess extensive bakery experience (major manufacturer or artisanal bakery) and have a proven track record of managing NPD process / team within a food manufacturing environment. With a natural innovative flair, you will be able to translate strategy and briefs into specific development opportunities, have a good financial awareness plus excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

More details

The Innovation Manager role is based in the London region and is paying £50,000.

How to apply

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

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Victoria Holyoake, quoting job reference 60886.

What happens next?

After applying for jobs, 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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