Greencore Group

NPD Manager

22 Oct 2018
22 Nov 2018
Ms Holly Healey
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

We have an exciting new opportunity to join the Greencore Food to Go Team as our Product Development Manager based from Heathrow.  

In this role we are seeking someone who is as passionate about food as we are to drive new ideas and continually improve on existing innovation across our salad categories. This is a new and establishing site for Greencore so the opportunities are endless!

Working with several of our customers your key focus will be to deliver New Product Development in line with the critical path to meet the customer plan, you’ll oversee products from concept to launch leading feasibility meetings to ensure that people are kept informed at all times. 

Main responsibilities

At Greencore we really do put people at the core of how we run our business, so there is a strong focus on looking after our people, and our impact on the wider community. 

Within the role of Product Development Manager, you’ll be introducing and refining new product concepts through the development process, ensuring that technical and quality standards are achieved. 

You will be responsible for ensuring numerous high-profile projects are delivered on time and under budget

You will build and maintain several customer relationships, acting as the dedicated contact to provide accurate and consistent communication both internally and externally!

You will input product knowledge and customer insight within the category team to ensure product development is aligned with all of the key customer requirements.  

You must also be flexible and prepared to travel to customers and Greencore Food to Go sites.

Ideal candidate
  • Degree educated in a Food Science or related discipline
  • A real foodie with a passion for innovation, and a proven track record of launching innovative products in the food industry
  • Extremely organised with exceptional project management skills
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment, ideally with chilled/fresh food categories.

What You’ll Get in Return

  • As well as a competitive salary and benefits package, you will receive industry-leading training and development to help you achieve your career goals. With Greencore’s highly ambitious growth plans, you will be given a wide range of opportunities for development.
About the company

About us:

Greencore Group is a fast growing, international convenience food leader, having doubled our sales over the past 5 years. We’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too. 

We value our people and we expect our people to work the Greencore Way (check out our LinkedIn page or for more information on this)

If you think you have what it takes to make a career out of your passion for food, apply now!

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