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NPD Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
c£55000 per year + Car Allowance + Bonus
Closing date
29 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

NPD Manager

c£55,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus


(Relocation allowance available for the right candidate)


Job Reference: GG/13849



This is an opportunity to join the expanding flagship site of one of the UKs leading food manufacturers.


This is a fast-paced environment, with dozens of launches a year. Not for the faint-hearted, but for an ambitious NPD Manager with chilled, own-label experience, this is the perfect place to grow your career!


The Role

  • Work closely with the group development, packaging and procurement teams to define new requirements.
  • Develop your team, setting, reviewing and measuring clear objectives.
  • Developing new and creative products as well as re-engineering existing products where appropriate.
  • Ensure the group launch procedure is adhered to at all times and identify industry best practices that may benefit those processes if adopted.
  • Ensure raw materials are sourced at the appropriate price and from technically approved suppliers.
  • Ensure concept samples are made on time for presentation to customers, complete with relevant paperwork.
  • Ensure accurate information regarding final product recipes, manufacturing processes and new ingredients and packaging are transferred in a timely manner to operations, supply chain, procurement and technical.
  • Continually assess current products, to recommend and redevelop where necessary to ensure they reflect current market requirements.
  • Liaise with Technical Manager to ensure bacteriological and chemical standards of new products to process.


The Candidate

  • Significant track record of launching complex, own-label products successfully.
  • An excellent project manager with a deep working knowledge of the stage gate process
  • Chilled / own-label experience


Next Steps

If you feel you fit the brief for this opportunity and would like to take on a new challenge with an exciting business, click ‘apply now’ to be considered.


Or contact Gilbert Gregory on 02037943983 or 07487732962 or quoting reference GG/13849.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Company info
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4DW

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