An exciting newly created role has become available to join as an NPD Buyer/NPD Manager with a food business that has a strong history of providing quality foods.
Are you a Food Buyer who is currently focused on NPD or works closely with NPD or are you an NPD manager who is very strong commercially?
This is a really key role for the company and they need someone who not only has commercial expertise, but someone who can deliver the whole end to end NPD strategy for the business.
You will deliver a step change in how the company delivers new and innovative products to market, in order to drive growth for innovation.
This role will lead and deliver the Innovation plan and bring new products to market which will deliver incremental growth to the business.
Use market research and data to identify trends within the food industry, particularly relating to the manufacturing and recipe box sectors.
Identify opportunities with current suppliers and from new suppliers which will deliver NPD requirements.
Key Skills Required:
Experience of an NPD role within the food industry, working from concept through to launch.
You will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be driven to see your concepts through to launch and deliver success in the marketplace.
Ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally and to work across teams to ensure project delivery.
You will ideally have experience of working in a food retail/foodservice environment or in a similar head office type role.
This is a critical role with scope to develop, so it’s a really exciting opportunity for someone to make a difference and grow with the role. Please do not hesitate to apply.