NPD Manager

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
South Coast of England
Salary
Up to £35k DOE
Posted
23 Apr 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
JB41196
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

We have a really exciting opportunity for an experienced Technologist or existing Manager to join a well-established and growing business based in the South Coast of England

This is a hands on roles working with a driven and innovative NPD team from product concept to successful launch, you will be working in partnership with production, technical, category management and purchasing departments to deliver projects to the highest possible standards for major UK retail accounts.

You will work closely with customers, by receiving and interpreting brief to develop a range of exciting new products, presently your work back and scaling to factory trial.

Monday – Friday | Up to £35K | 25 days + bank | health care | pension |

Key Accountabilities:

  • Deliver and manager new product development projects from concept to launch
  • Interpretation and delivery of customer brief
  • Understand market trends 
  • Preparing costings
  • Scaling up kitchen samples to factory trials
  • Present new product concepts internally and to customers
  • Complete customer submission forms

The Candidate:

  • Degree educated with a Food Science or similar degree (Preferred)
  • Proven track record In NPD with a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience
  • Bakery or related experience desired but not essential
  • Experience implementing the NPD process from concept to launch 
  • Excellent team skills and the ability to work independently
  • Ability to time management and work to tight deadlines
  • Presentation skills with customer facing experience
  • Passionate foodie
  • A UK driving licence

If this sounds like you and you would like to discuss the NPD Manager vacancy in more details, hit apply or get in contact with Jack Bradfield on 0131 226 5060 or jack.bradfield@drnewitt.com

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