NPD Manager | Technical Innovation, Chilled Foods
Paul Nyman Consultancy are currently recruiting a NPD Manager for an industry leading chilled foods business based in Berkshire.
With factories based in Italy and a global turnover in excess of €750m, this business really is leading in the way in their category. Manufacturing chilled premium meal solutions, they have invested heavily in state of the art technology in order to stay ahead of the industry in terms of NPD. The business has recently relocated its UK Head Office and is now looking for a NPD Manager to lead the innovation and technical agenda in the UK.
This is a UK based, customer facing role that will lead the NPD and technical agenda for the business in the UK and overseas. It requires frequent travel to the factory sites in Verona and Milan in order to maintain first class innovation, technical and manufacturing standards. This role will involve liaising frequently with Top 4 retail customers, in addition to assessing existing factory policies and processes. As the business is expanding, this role will also offer valuable input in to technical and product innovation going forward.
In addition to a proven track record in NPD and project management within the food industry, it is vital for the right candidate to demonstrate a flexible approach to work as frequent travel to European factory sites is expected. This role will suit an established NPD Manager looking to take the next step in their career. An inherent passion for the food industry is a given for this role!
Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in NPD, Process, Technical, Sales, Marketing and Category Management across the food industry.