Head of Innovation & NPD

Recruiter
b3 jobs
Location
Home Counties / East Anglia
Salary
£60,000
Posted
05 Mar 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Ref
62083
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Head of Innovation & NPD

Job ref: 62083 | £60,000 | Home Counties / East Anglia

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to join an innovative, high-quality manufacturer which supplies to various retailers throughout the UK. You will join a friendly and supportive team with a fantastic, fun working atmosphere.

The job

As Head of Innovation & NPD, you will oversee the delivery of all development projects from concept to launch by the development team to agreed timelines and commercial target, maximise the impact of food credentials with the manufacturing units and external customers plus identify and evaluate food trends that support the business vision and customer strategy with a 2 year rolling innovation plan.

You will define and lead the product development strategy, manage and optimise the development process whilst coaching and developing the team to maximise their creative potential whilst delivering projects to agreed timelines and commercial aspirations.

Your experience

We are looking for an efficient and organised individual who can demonstrate a strong product development and innovation track record within food manufacturing together with management experience. You will have an excellent understanding of formal product development processes, be highly analytical and have good communication, project management & presentation skills. You will also possess a natural love of food and great culinary knowledge together with a good understanding of nutrition, flavours, and ingredients.

More details

The Head of Innovation & NPD job is based in the Home Counties / East Anglia region and is paying £60,000.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Head of Innovation & NPD job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Becky Gander, becky@b3jobs.co.uk quoting job reference 62083.

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

New Product Development Manager | NPD Manager | Senior NPD Food Jobs | NPD Controller | Innovation Manager | Food Development Jobs | Essex

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