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NPD Manager - Desserts

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North London
£38,000 - £42,000
Closing date
18 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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NPD Manager - Desserts

Job ref: 62782 | £38,000 - £42,000 | North London

The company

This specialised chilled business has a simple yet admirable goal; to provide excellent quality, innovative products which taste as good as they look. The company is passionate about their products and their enormous success is credited to their dedication to customer satisfaction and investment into their vibrant team.

The job

Your role as NPD Manager is to support the development and optimisation of the company’s product range in line with the strategy defined for the business.

This role has a clear progression path. The successful candidate will be seeking their next key career step and challenge to ultimately become Head of NPD and manage a busy NPD department within a fast-growing company with a vibrant motivated team.

This is very much a hands-on role where you will manage new food product development launch projects from initial concept through to launch in the factory. You will ensure adherence to critical paths, be a key part of factory trials identifying areas for improvement and assist in resolving any problems arising from product recipe or process.

Your experience

This role would suit a highly creative and motivated individual who takes a hands-on approach. You will have a genuine passion for desserts preferably with technical knowledge of dairy products.

You will be educated to a degree level in a food science related discipline and possess a strong food manufacturing NPD track record (essential), together with experience such as desserts, dairy, chilled or frozen bakery products or similar.

You will be passionate about food innovation, have a good awareness of food trends, highly determined and looking to join a business where you can grow your food NPD career and be seeking to head up the NPD department.

More details

The NPD Manager job is based in North London and is paying £38,000 - £42,000 according to experience.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

New Product Development Manager | Head of NPD | Head of Product Development | Senior NPD Technologist | NPD Supervisor | Senior Development Technologist | Food Product Development Jobs | Food Manufacturing Industry Jobs | Food Industry NPD Jobs | London


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