NPD Technical Project Manager

CPA Recruitment
£30,000-£36,000 + bonus
Closing date
1 May 2021

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NPD Technical Project Manager

Our client designs and delivers exceptional brands in personal care, toiletry and household. With customers Globally, they are a fast paced and innovative

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, committed person to join a successful, entrepreneurial company.
Working with a diverse portfolio of retailers you will have overall responsibility for delivering successful new product development projects; ensuring all key technical elements of a project are diligently completed.
The role will also involve travel to various locations around the world to attend factory trials, pre-production, and product launches, and to meet with customers.

Key Accountabilities

• The Technical Manager position will be responsible for Health & Beauty, Household and Biocidal product development, compliance, and launch.
• Working with technical teams in the UK and Asia to ensure all technical aspects of a project are completed, for example safety assessments, product performance testing, regulatory compliance, and legal checks etc
• Preparation of product specifications with customers and manufacturing partners
• Act as a single point of contact for customer technical managers
• Investigate and report on customer complaints and non-conformance
• Check product artwork, packaging and labelling for compliance with relevant regional legislation.
• Work closely with the internal product and commercial teams to ensure all technical requirements are applied during the NPD process and new launches.
• Investigate and report on customer complaints and non-conformances.

Person Profile
• Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or Science/Engineering
• Previous technical product development and delivery to market.
• Retail or retail supplier experience and/or brand development experience.
• Excellent people, presentation, and communication skills.
• Good working knowledge of Quality Management Systems, HACCP, BRC, Allergen Controls, Ethical Requirements, Internal Auditing, third party and retailer accreditation systems and Codes of Practice.



International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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