Technical New Product Development Manager
Are you able to technically manage New Product Development, Specification systems and requirements for food products?
Can you drive positive changes within your areas of responsibility and ensure the technical areas are delivered on time?
You will need to be able to coordinate and provide quantifiable updates on your technical areas of responsibility and be able to influence all areas of the business to deliver NPD right first time
To work with the cross functional teams to deliver technical aspects of the NPD process on time.
To provide regular updates on the technical status of the NPD projects
To ensure the technical aspects of NPD are delivered to the standard required.
To be in place for all food and non-food own label and proprietary branded product.
To ensure all new product is launched with full legal due diligence & traceability and that the other technical team members are informed with sufficient notice of products in the launch pipeline.
Manage cross departmental relationships to ensure delivery of technical requirements
Key Skills Required:
Scientific degree or equivalent
At least 3 years experience in a technical development area in either retail or manufacturing
Experience in influencing cross functional teams to deliver new processes.
Demonstrate good judgement, drive and influence.
To proactively drive the Technical agenda and to take a leadership role in all technical matters
To provide accurate and timely information.
Create and deliver long term sustainable relationships with the supply base
Good understanding of Quality management systems and Food Safety management
This is a great opportunity to work for an amazing food brand who have great benefits as well as personal career development, so please do not hesitate to apply.