The Appointed Group
A very competitive salary and benefits package is being offered for this position.
Closing date
11 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

If you thrive on creativity, are passionate about food and your role in helping to develop new products, you are what our client is looking for.

We are delighted to be working with our client, a leading Scottish brand, in the search for an experienced, hands-on NPD Manager, to lead their NPD Department.  

You will be involved in all aspects of bringing new products to market – from the initial concept right through to product launch. 

As part of your role, you will work closely with the sales team, helping them bring the best products to market for our client's customers.   

You will also be required to keep up to date with legislation and new research as well as sourcing new ingredients.  

You will work with other Department Managers to ensure all new products meet technical, price and production parameters. 

In addition, you will also be responsible for improving existing products within their extensive range.

You should be able to demonstrate the following abilities: –

  • Previous experience of working in a similar type of role.
  • Passionate about food and having a creative mind.
  • Experience of working with chocolate (enrobing).
  • Experience in developing biscuits, cakes, and other baked products.
  • An ability to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the business.
  • Be proactive and a good team player.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and an upbeat, professional manner.


The Appointed Group are experts in delivering tailored recruitment solutions. 

We help our clients achieve competitive advantage by uncovering the best talent and building successful teams across Food & Drink, Aquaculture and Agribusiness.

Backed by leading industry experience, we target and engage with talented individuals who have the specific skills, knowledge and expertise that suit perfectly our clients’ needs and objectives.

Our clients are considered our partners and our commitment to supporting their needs has a genuine impact on their ability to thrive in today’s challenging economic climate.

We are confident that working together with us will help you change your view of the recruitment process…for the better.

Find Us
0131 609 0358
Anchorage House
High Cross
United Kingdom


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