Development Controller

Blue Spark
East of England
02 Dec 2018
02 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

Are you a confident and driven NPD professional who can make an immediate impact in this senior management role? This is an excellent chance for a Development Controller to work with an innovative food business who manufactures amazing products across a number of categories.

The Role

In this influential role you’ll be implementing the NPD strategy, leading your team to develop new products whilst revitalising existing ranges that meet commercial and technical requirements as well as customer briefs. Leading category NPD activity for a key customer, you’ll work closely with them to build partnerships and strong relationships. You’ll ensure products are produced to the highest levels of taste and quality standards whilst being in line with the critical path, agreed budgets and launch deadlines. With your commercial acumen and product development expertise, you’ll also be accountable for implementing and managing new NPD processes.

The Person

We are looking for a highly accomplished and commercially focussed NPD Manager / Controller educated to degree level with extensive experience and knowledge of the development processes gained from a food manufacturing environment. To be successful in this role you’ll need to have previous customer facing experience and a proven track record of delivering substantial NPD strategies. Amazing leadership and people management skills are essential with proven ability to coach and mentor teams. Solid project management, organisational and influencing skills are required as you will be working cross-functionally to achieve ambitious company goals.

If you are ready to make your mark with this progressive food business then apply today or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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