NPD Design Assistant (Flowers)

Location
Huntingdon
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
31 Oct 2017
Ref
HB2925
Contact
Ryan Peters
Function
Development
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Our client is a leading FMCG company that supplies specialist floral products into a number of the major retailers. It is an exciting time of the business as they are poised to expand their presence in the market. As a result of this growth they are seeking an ambitious and driven NPD Design Assistant to play a pivotal role in the launch of new products.

Reporting into the NPD Manager this role will be essential in supporting the design teams in their implementation of new ideas into the marketplace.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic and supportive working environment where career and personal development opportunities are available to those willing to put the effort in.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Supporting the NPD designers in project through concept to launch
*Managing raw materials and stock for projects along with the procurement team
*Attending annual trade shows looking for new innovation for raw material and packaging
*Responsible for maintaining excellent housekeeping within the department
*Ensuring compliance with the clean as you go policy
*Ensuring the department meets our customer standards
*Support the creation of design to present to the customer
*Photo shoots and press event support
*Working alongside the Quality and Technical teams on site to ensure that products created meet with customer specifications
EXPERIENCE:
*Degree in Food Science, Agronomy or Horticultural science or design
*Practical floristry skill are essential for this role
*Strong IT skills, ideally with Excel and PowerPoint as well as creative software such as Photoshop
*A creative edge, a passion to develop new products and ideas
*Strong communication skills are essential for this role
*Time management and project management skills, the ability to manage stakeholders
*Full UK Driving License as travel to different sites in the area will be a part of the role

If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Ryan Peters at ryan@hendbrown.com or call 07940 005540 for more information.

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