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Product Developer

CPA Recruitment
Closing date
23 Oct 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Product Developer



Our client is a leading supplier of prepared produce to the major retail sector.

Key Accountabilities

  • Direct responsibility for delivering new product development for selected retailers
  • Accountable for on time development & launch of products, including setting up and managing the critical path process for each product launch and managing customer artwork development and sign-off
  • Make recommendations for product and packaging changes.
  • Keep abreast of competitor developments and launches.
  • Arrange samples for relevant retailer meetings.
  • Build & maintain strong relationships with retailer teams.
  • Point of contact with regard to product development queries regarding the retailers they are responsible for
  • Awareness of food and consumer trends across both the EU and a global basis.
  • Champion the innovation development of the business

Person Profile

  • Previous experience in product development or technical management experience working with / for major UK or EU Retailers
  • Chilled food experience is preferred
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Teams, Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint in particular
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to communicate very effectively across countries and time zones
  • Comfortable when presenting to groups large and small
  • Presentation skills that can effortlessly switch between informal and highly formal settings.



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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