Senior NPD Manager

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
c£50-55k + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted
24 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Sep 2017
Ref
JS/11219
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you looking to join a rapidly expanding branded and own label chilled food manufacturer as Senior NPD Manager?

Are you currently managing a development team within the Food Sector?

Do you have experience of managing Process?

Main Responsibilities:

  • To act as no 2 to the Head of NPD & Innovation, taking full responsibility for all new food from concept brief to post launch review whilst managing a team of chefs, NPD Technologists and an NPD Manager on your specific customer accounts.
  • To lead & challenge the chef team to deliver first class food development and win more and more incremental business with our customers.
  • Manage the chefs through the fluctuations in workload throughout the year.
  • Ensure customers see our Client as the preferred supplier to work with for delivering real innovation, consistent high quality and for launching products right first time.
  • To manage all new briefs to the critical path timelines, ensuring customers meet their dead-lines.
  • Cost all new products to the margin aspirations.
  • Source all new raw materials to the right quality parameter.

Do you have a strong consumer, market, product and process understanding?

Are you very customer focussed with Strong project management?

If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity to work for a business that invests time into their staff, ensuring a progressive path for their career then please apply for this opportunity.