NPD Manager - Sweet Bakery Products

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
East Midlands Region
Salary
35K-55K
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Ref
GB20047
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

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 gareth@drnewitt.com or contact Gareth Baerecke on 0131 226 5060.

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