Product Development Manager | East Yorkshire | Bakery | Customer facing project management

Location
East Yorkshire
Salary
Up to c£30,000 + Benefits
Posted
22 Aug 2017
Closes
22 Sep 2017
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Paul Nyman Consultancy are recruiting a Product Development Manager for a family owned bakery group renowned within their category.  

The Business 

Operating with a critical differentiation point within their category, our client has established itself in a highly competitive marketplace. Focusing on the manufacture of own-label & branded ambient baked goods, this business holds strong relationships with various small and large international retailers and foodservice customers. Developing unique products which appeal to a targeted consumer, this business takes a forward-thinking high value and people first mind-set which will only allow it to continue growing. 

The Role

The primary objective of this role is manage the critical path of new product launches and keep the customer engaged and in the 'know' at all times. The product development manager will be a key link between product development, concept, process and technical ensuring the customer is at the heart of the decision making process.  

The Individual

You will have a strong working knowledge of food manufacturing processes and equipment ideally in a baked goods environment, and a good process track record within food manufacturing. You will have knowledge of continuous improvement methods and will feel confident working with different teams. More importantly, you will be a team worker who has the ability to work under pressure and not be fazed by a high growth environment which requires you to think on your feet and adapt regularly.  

The Opportunity

Developing your skills in this business will be an unrivalled opportunity to enhance your product knowledge in a company offering you both support and progression at every opportunity. 

Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in NPD, Technical, Process, Quality, Sales, Marketing and Category Management recruitment across the Food Industry.