NPD Process Manager | North Wales | Ambient Bakery | Creative indulgent food category

North Wales
c£40,000 to £50,000 dependent on experience
07 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Paul Nyman Consultancy are currently recruiting an NPD Manager for a bakery business experiencing rapid growth in North Wales.  

The Business  

This small but rapidly expanding food business operate in a fun, exciting and highly innovative bakery business specialising in both branded and own label sweet baked goods. With a customer base spanning retail and foodservice the business are gearing themselves up for expansion of the NPD team to give greater focus to their customer base. 

The Role

Key responsibilities will include:

- Developing the NPD pipeline through idea generation and development of new and existing ranges

- Generating new business in existing and emerging categories through improved understanding of the specific category

- Coaching chefs with customer contacts, costing and management development

- Analysing costings and creating commercially viable concepts

- Working with the Operations and Technical department with product launches 

The Individual

Your background will most likely include a degree, or strong background relation to Food Science. Ideally you will be an NPD Manager at present who is looking for a change or you could be a Senior Technologist who is responsible for a team of individuals. Passion for food is absolutely essential, combined with a drive to challenge and improve processes and product quality. Managerial experience would assist you greatly within this role but most importantly you will have a keen interest in everything NPD.  

The Opportunity

For the right individual, this NPD Manager role will provide you with the platform to shine with opportunities to develop upwards within the business, therefore you will only be limited by your drive to achieve success.   

Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in NPD, Technical, Sales, Marketing and category management recruitment across the UK. 

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