New Product Development Manager

Recruiter
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
03 Sep 2017
Closes
21 Sep 2017
Ref
F5434
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

This is a great chance for a talented and accomplished food pioneer to join a very rapidly growing entrepreneurial brand. They are making a huge impact overseas and are now looking to mirror that success in the UK. Are you the innovations leader they are looking for who can help build the brand and ensure their food offering is spot on?

The Role

In this multifaceted role you’ll be responsible for developing new product ranges from concept to launch in line with the NPD strategy whilst incorporating brand values. Liaising closely with Marketing and Technical teams you’ll play a key role in the generation of concept briefs including aspects such as flavours, recipes, textures, raw materials and nutritional elements.

You’ll also be working with suppliers to source new ingredients that match product specifications as well as food safety standards to ensure that all products are of the best levels of quality without compromising on taste. In addition you’ll be benchmarking new product portfolios whilst undertaking market performance reviews to guarantee that the reputation of this trusted brand is maintained.

The Person

We are looking for a confident and motivated Food Science or Technology graduate who has gained strong, well-rounded NPD experience in food product development within a fast paced FMCG environment. You’ll have worked within a team to launch exciting new ranges where you have developed a good working knowledge of all aspects of NPD including technical requirements. A thorough understanding of NPD processes is also essential as you’ll be working with internal teams to drive continuous improvements and deliver new products that are time and cost efficient. You must also have excellent project management, organisation and communication skills in order to succeed in this diverse role.

If you're a passionate foodie with key NPD experience then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now or call us on 0345 2600 737 to find out more!

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Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.