CPA Recruitment

NPD Manager

circa £35,000
14 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

NPD manager

Circa £35,000          




A long standing business with strong traditions and within beautiful surroundings, this an opportunity to support the NPD team in product and process development working with premium products.

The Role

Overseeing the NPD function, this is a key role that will manage concept to launch projects and take responsibility for a small but dedicated department.  You will be heavily involved in all aspects of the NPD process, and at times be hands on rather than delegate. You must manage recipe and process specifications, and source new raw materials in line with BRC requirements. There will also be the responsibility to oversee the formulation of recipes for brand new products, ensure samples are prepared for presentations and manage the shelf life stock of newly created products. Finally, you will be part of the artwork team and also assist the buying department with raw materials changes and packaging. This is an all-encompassing role that will give you the opportunity to boost your NPD career in a BRC environment working from concept to launch.

Personal Profile

  • Degree in food related subject ideal
  • Management experience advantageous but not essential
  • Previous experience in product development is a MUST, within retail, manufacturing or food service.
  • Passionate foodie with good commercial understanding
  • Driving licence
  • Strong team player and communicator


Ref Code: FMW17816

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Sarah to  

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

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