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NPD Assistant in sustainable products within Global NPD team

Paul Nyman Consultancy
North Lancashire
£20,000 - £27,000 + Benefits + Training & development
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Operating as the autonomous division of an international group, the business has created a reputation for developing sustainable, vegan and meat based food solutions along with its respected team based culture.

To manage existing and create new customer opportunities across the UK retail space, the Head of UK innovation seeks to appoint an NPD Assistant who will, as part of the wider development team support the groups ambition to increase the speed of development and pace to market of new and exciting concepts into the food to go market.

You will be responsible for a range of activities, which will include:

  • Following up of Customer samples and coordinate new supplier agreements.
  • Purchasing samples & kitchen supplies/materials for the NPD team
  • Assisting NPD with product tests.
  • Preparation of Product Samples as required.
  • Supporting transition of NPD programs through liaison with production and manufacturing teams

The role is multifaceted and will expose you to a variety of departments with unique experiences, which will enhance you career development with the team and the future.

Ideally, you’ll hold a degree in food or nutrition with a year or 2 experience.  Alternatively, you could be an experience NPD assistant seeking a new challenge.

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If you are seeking a new challenge and want to be part of a fantastic industry leading team who will grow your skills, then please forward your up-to-date CV and current salary details direct to

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Specialising in FMCG since 2003 within Commercial | Category | Creative


Paul Nyman Consultancy, was established in 2004 to support the FMCG sales, marketing , Category and NPD markets, after Paul was made redundant and toured the UK recruitment market seeking employment to pay the mortgage.

During this journey he identified some of the most important characteristics for job seekers hunting for a new role:

  • Understand what  I, as a candidate can do.
  • Honestly tell me why I cannot perform in the role I applied for.
  • Know how your clients can advance my career.
  • Get back to me.
  • Don’t BS me. 

These have become entwined in the approach the team at Paul Nyman Consultancy take to support individuals achieve career success across the UK and Europe.

We offer not just recruitment, but wider career support and development through workshops which include national and international recruitment and development experience.

Not just a recruiter.

We enjoy being career developers.

Company info
07956 029 624
Paul Nyman Consultancy
Old Boston Road
West Yorkshire
LS22 5NB

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