NPD Manager – Food

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Sep 2019
Ref
GG/5767
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

NPD Manager – Food

£Competitive

Edinburgh

Job Reference: GG/5767

Are you an experienced NPD Manager who would like a new challenge or perhaps a Senior Technologist looking for their step up? Would you like to work for a food company that produces some of the UKs most popular brands as well as own-label products for the major retailers.

If so, please read on…

The Company

Fast- paced, agile and fun They support their staff to achieve their career goals and provide a people-focussed working environment.

The Role

  • You will lead a team and report into the group Head of R&D.
  • You will manage the site R&D agenda which will cover Innovation and NPD - including product & pack changes.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring all technical R&D documents are completed for new products and processes for commercial scale ups and trials.
  • A key part of this role will be very hands, which will see you taking new specification briefs
  • You will ensure prototypes are created on time and to a high quality
  • You will work with the production team to help resolve technical issues during production (these can be sensory, chemical analysis, or shelf life testing). 
  • You will get to try lots of new and exciting things, in our very own R&D facility onsite!

The Successful Candidate

You will have strong communication skills with the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders quickly, not be afraid to get hands-on and be passionate about creating exciting products.

Next steps…

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send your CV to gilbert.gregory@silven.co.uk with GG/5767 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.

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