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
- 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Gareth Baerecke on 0131 226 5060.