Job ref: 7975 | £30,000 - £35,000 | Greater Manchester
This role is working for a successful, BRC AA Graded food manufacturer.
The business produces high-quality food products and exceptional service to enable their food manufacturing customers to innovate and increase productivity without compromising on quality.
Reporting to the Head of R&D and Quality, the NPD Manager is responsible for new product development for key customers and leading a team of 3 specialists in this field.
You will collaborate with the NPD teams at other company sites and work closely with the sales team and industrial customers, to deliver innovative products.
- Responsible for NPD departmental budget.
- Direct contact with key industrial and other defined target accounts.
- Manage and develop NPD personnel.
- Represent the company at external conferences and events.
- Collaboration with other NPD Managers within the business.
- Support for Sales Department in line with Company’s growth strategy.
- Ensure the correct NPD standards are met for the site’s BRC accreditation requirements.
Key skills and experience for the NPD Manager include:
- Educated to a degree level in a food science related discipline.
- Minimum of 5 years experience working in food product development, ideally bakery products.
- Experience in managing or supervising other staff members is preferred.
- Excellent communication and customer facing skills.
- Highly organised, creative, and able to plan your workload efficiently and effectively.
The NPD Manager job is based in Greater Manchester and is paying £30,000 - £35,000 according to your experience.
The package includes eye care vouchers for VDU users, pension, employee assistance programme and onsite car parking.
The working hours are Monday - Thursday 08:00 to 16:30 and Friday 07:30 to 15:00.
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Alternate job titles
New Product Development Manager | Head of NPD | Head of Product Development | Senior NPD Technologist | NPD Supervisor | Senior Development Technologist | Food Product Development Jobs