NPD Manager - Bespoke Bakery Products

DR Newitt
East Midlands Region
Closing date
30 Sep 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Our client, a well renowned bespoke bakery manufacturer supplying products to the TOP premium retailers and food service industries, are currently looking to expand their team with a Development Manager at their site based in the East Midlands

The Role

  • You will be accountable for the NPD and Innovation agenda at site level
  • Create and deliver a pipeline of NPD/EPD and innovation which maintains existing business and provides future growth opportunities
  • Manage product development across multiple customers to ensure trust is maintained
  • Work closely with customer insight, technical, operational and commercial colleagues
  • Provide line management for the Product Development team, setting and reviewing objectives, giving feedback and carrying out performance management, coaching and development.
  • Ensure all NPD processes are followed
  • Ensure accurate management information for all aspects of NPD

The Candidate

  • The successful candidate must have previous experience in an NPD management role with proven knowledge and understanding of all stages of the product development process
  • Excellent ingredient and process understanding
  • Experience of working with premium retailers
  • A track record of being proactive and a self-starter
  • Excellent people management, interpersonal and communication skills

What’s on Offer

•             £35,000 - £55,000

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to or contact Gareth Baerecke on 0131 226 5060.

Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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  • Edinburgh
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  • 0131 226 5060
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