Technical/NPD Manager

DR Newitt
North Wales
Circa £50K + Bonus
01 Mar 2018
01 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My Client are seeking a Technical/NPD Manager to join their team in a beautiful location in North Wales - commutable from Wrexham, Flintshire, Cheshire, Conwy.

This is a multi site business supplying into the UK Major retailers, food service sector and B2B clients, so this is an opportunity to join a very well established outfit.
Despite such an extensive customer base, this is a smaller site and so has a smaller Technical team. The role would therefore be best suited to a candidate who has previously worked in a similar structure.

Main responsibilities of this role would include:

  • Maintain BRC accreditation and all other relevant audit ratings
  • Develop and maintain site HACCP system and QMS, identifying any areas for continuous improvement
  • Managing any non-conformances with root cause analysis and implementing corrective action
  • Management and maintenance of all internal and external product specifications and labelling, adhering to customer and legal requirements.
  • Management of customer complaints, full investigation, close out and trending
  • Manage NPD projects from concept to launch
  • Management/approval of product artwork and packaging
  • Source raw materials for new product briefs

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience of working with UK Major retailers
  • Exceptional knowledge of BRC v7 and all current food safety legislation and regulations
  • Previous exposure to NPD desirable
  • HACCP Level 3

If you would be interested in this role and would like to hear more, please call Amy Sumner on 0161 833 0181 and email your CV to

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