NPD Manager - Bakery

DR Newitt
East Midlands Region
01 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client, a well renowned bakery manufacturer who manufacture a broad range of products that they supply into both food service and retail customers. They are looking to recruit 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 - £45,000

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.

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