Product Developer / Buyer

DR Newitt
Salary DOE
11 Oct 2018
11 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Are you a NPD Professional or Buyer looking to break into the food industry?

Do you want to work with a growing company who are going from strength to strength?

This fantastic new opportunity is not to be missed!!!

Our client, based in Staffordshire is looking to add a Product Developer to the team in line with company growth.

In this role, you will work within a team of Product Developers to develop a range of branded and customer products within the critical path timeline and agreed product margins.

You will accountable for:

•           Researching market/product trends and maintaining a good awareness of the marketplace

•           Lead assigned new product and existing product ranges for branded and customer ranges and the associated costings

•           Sourcing of product, componentry and packaging suppliers

•           Collaborate with Design teams on creative design of new products

•           Train and develop junior team members.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

•           Previously within a Product Developer and/or Buyer function (Does not have to be within food)

•           Experience in a commercial product development environment

•           Experience communicating with customers and suppliers and maintaining effective working relationships

•           Experience of competitor analysis and market research activities

•           A full UK driving licence

Salary DOE

We have 2 positions available – 1 permanent and 1 FTC (12 months min)

If this sounds like you or you are interested in the Product Developer role, please send me an up to date CV to or give me a call on 0131 226 5060 and ask for Jack

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