NPD Manager

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
F5398
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

A new but rapidly growing, entrepreneurial brand with their sights set on further significant growth are devoted to producing innovative, high quality and great tasting products for highly discerning consumers. They are now looking for a dynamic NPD Manager to play a key role in the delivery of their exciting development plans.

The Role

In this instrumental role you’ll lead product innovation and development initiatives to support the delivery of pioneering new snack ranges that are first to market. You'll analyse and apply consumer trends as well as food science insights and technology, formulating product prototypes and investigating new methods that will ensure products are cost efficient whilst being of the highest quality. You’ll also liaise with suppliers to keep ahead of competitors by identifying raw materials and ingredients opportunities that mirror the latest movements in this competitive industry. Additional responsibilities will also include sourcing suppliers and managing the development phase of new projects.

The Person

Suit a Product Development expert educated to degree level with a proven track record of managing a team to deliver innovation snacking projects from concept to launch. You’ll have demonstrated a talent for spotting up and coming food trends as well as technological advancements to drive continuous improvements and enhance product performance and quality. You must also have outstanding project management, analytical, communication and presentation skills to achieve success in this fast paced role. If you have a passion for food and are looking for a senior position where you can think outside the box to make things happen in a successful food business then apply now or call for more information.

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