NPD Manager

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Circa £45,000
Posted
02 Mar 2018
Closes
02 Apr 2018
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

**LONDON**

My client is looking for an experienced NPD Manager to join there team.

You will be responsible for major Retail accounts developing chilled products from concept through to launch. If you are currently an NPD Manager, or SNR Tech looking for that next step up – This could be the role for you.

The Role

  • To lead & challenge the development team to deliver first class food development and win more and more incremental business with the client’s customers
  • Management of NPD Team
  • Ensure customers see the business 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 parameters
  • Keep up to date with current food trends and help get the business to be ‘1st to Market’

The Candidate

  • Previous experience within NPD, chilled would be desirable but not essential  
  • Experience with the Major UK Retailers
  • Management of NPD Technologist / NPD Team
  • Creative and confident in presentations and concepts
  • Outgoing, passionate with a high degree of self-motivation

What’s On Offer?

  • Circa £45,000  
  • Monday – Friday  
  • 25 days + bank holidays
  • Sliding scale pension
  • Other benefits

If you would like to apply for this opportunity please send your most recent CV to amy@drnewitt.com or call me on 0161 833 0181.

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