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NPD Manager

b3 jobs
North West England
Closing date
21 Sep 2020

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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NPD Manager

Job ref: 62656 | £32,000+ | North West

The company

You will be working for a market leading food supplier which provides to sectors including successful retailers and blue-chip manufacturers. Independently owned, the business has developed a formidable reputation for offering strategic solutions for powerful brand development.

The job

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a busy and innovation-led business with a full programme of product trials, launches and EPD.

AS NPD Manager you will work closely with internal stakeholders including technical and commercial teams as well as customers in order to produce the highest quality, market leading food products.

Key duties include:

  • Oversee the delivery of development projects from concept to launch by the development team
  • Ensure the NPD process meets agreed timelines and commercial targets
  • Coach and develop the NPD team to maximise their potential
  • Organise and lead the monthly NPD meetings
  • Ensure all technical documentation and customer specifications are implemented for both new and existing products

Your experience

You will be educated to a degree level in a food science, food technology or similar discipline and possess previous food development experience

You may already be an NPD Manager or working at an NPD Supervisor or Senior NPD Technologist level and ready to take that step up into the position.

In order to succeed you will enjoy a fast-paced environment, have a team approach, be able to lead from the front and possess excellent communication skills.

More details

The NPD Manager job is based in the North West region and is paying £32,000+ according to individual skills and previous experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you want to be considered for the NPD Manager job, please click the Apply button.

What happens next?

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternate job titles

New Product Development Manager | Senior NPD Technologist | Food Product Developer | Food NPD Jobs | Food Product Development Jobs | Food Product Manager | NPD Management Jobs | Food Development Jobs | Wirral | Merseyside


Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

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