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Senior NPD Designer

Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Food Manufacturing

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Senior NPD Designer - Flowers


We are excited to announce an opportunity for a dynamic and experienced Senior NPD Designer to join this growing business. As a Senior NPD Designer, you will play a pivotal role in driving innovation, managing end-to-end NPD/EPD projects, and contributing to the overall success of the business.

The role
  • Work collaboratively with the Head of Commercial to develop and implement the development plan for retail customers.
  • Manage the product development team, overseeing NPD/EPD projects across specific customers.
  • Lead the design process from concept through first production, collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrate leadership by setting an example, showcasing passion for products, understanding financial and commercial requirements
  • Communicate and manage critical paths, control resources, and work closely with procurement for leading-edge innovation and cost-saving opportunities.
  • Gain a deep understanding of consumer wants and needs to innovate new products and processes
  • Provide all necessary customer paperwork for NPD samples.

The candidate:
  • Ideally educated to degree level in horticulture, food science, technology, or a related discipline.
  • Possess excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Remain calm under pressure with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Experience delivering customer presentations.
  • Passion for flowers and horticulture.
  • Self-starter, able to work on your own initiative with adaptability to business requirements.
  • Convey credibility, confidence, and gravitas.
  • Strong team player.

If you are a passionate and experienced Senior NPD Designer ready to make a significant impact in a thriving company, please call Luan @ Morepeople for a confidential chat or apply now.


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

  • Commercial  
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.


Company info
01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road

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