Greencore Group

Product Development Manager (FTC)

Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Mar 2019
Closes
25 Apr 2019
Ref
greencore/TP/22308/3692
Contact
Ms Holly Healey
Function
Development
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent

We have a new  opportunity to join the Greencore Team as our Product Development Manager in Bristol. This role is for a 12 month Fix Term Contract.

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 soup and sauce categories .

Working with multiple sites  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 other Greencore 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.

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

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn’t stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer, 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.