Opportunity to develop innovative, fresh & nutritious new concepts; managing your own projects and key customers accounts.
You'll be joining a well-established food business that supplies leading retailers with fresh, innovative products.
Here you will be managing key customer accounts - working with both UK and European retailers. You'll manage NPD projects from concept to launch, working with international manufacturing sites, owning the critical path process throughout.
Using your knowledge of the latest global food trends, you'll recommend and develop new and improved product and packaging concepts. You'll be the champion of innovation internally and with your customers; providing consumer-focused insight and ideas ahead of the competition. This will involve trends research, competitor analysis and product benchmarking
You'll work closely with your colleagues in Technical, Commercial and Buying. It's a close-knit team that works collaboratively to deliver for customers. They'll support you with product costings, artwork approval, liaising with suppliers and customers. You'll also work with the teams at manufacturing sites, being their key point of contact for NPD queries relating to your customers.
You'll need experience in NPD supplying into major retailers, ideally in a chilled/short-shelf life food category. It's an ideal next step for an NPD Technologist looking to take on more ownership and responsibility within a successful and supportive team.
Part of your time will be at site in Northamptonshire, they'll be some home-working along with travel to suppliers and customers, both in the UK and internationally. Once the world re-opens, you'll get to visit some great places as part of this role.
Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, 25 days holiday and matched pension scheme.
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