Product Manager

DR Newitt
East Midlands Region
22 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client, a large multi-national food manufacturer supplying chilled convenience products to the leading retailers are currently recruiting for the role of Product Manager at their site based in the East Midlands

The Role

  • This role main responsibility will be managing the development of new products and new product ranges to deliver company growth
  • Managing cross functional and intercompany project teams to deliver New Products that meet UK market requirements and opportunities using existing production capabilities
  • Producing detailed product development briefs including desired attributes, target costs, formats and packaging based on approved development concepts and factory capabilities
  • Working with project team members to formulate or develop appropriate recipes to meet the requirements of each opportunity including developing kitchen samples & factory trials
  • Agreeing samples and recipes with internal and external stakeholders prior to managing agreed products into production trials and through to subsequent launch
  • Ensuring projects are delivered in a timely manner and are reviewed at first production and post-launch to ensure they have been delivered to the agreed specification and quality standard

The Candidate

  • The successful candidate must have experience within the chilled foods sector, this is essential
  • Experience of the Product Development process, from factory to launch
  • Excellent Project Management Skills, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in project management
  • Ability to manage complex, cross functional projects.

What’s on Offer

  • £35-40K Salary

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to or contact Gareth Baerecke on 0131 226 5060.

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