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NPD Manager

Zest Recruitment
£30000 - £42000 per annum
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Join an innovative start-up in the food industry, dedicated to crafting unique and quality products that resonate with consumers. Are you an experienced NPD professional seeking an exciting opportunity in Leeds? We're searching for an NPD Manager to lead a product development efforts from conception to launch. As part of our small yet dynamic team, you'll have a significant impact on shaping the brand and driving growth trajectory.

Lead the entire product development lifecycle. Serve as the main liaison for key clients. Conduct thorough market research and competitor analysis. Efficiently manage the NPD process and resources. Continuously strive for improvement and innovation. Stay informed about industry trends and regulations.

Requirements include a minimum of 4 years' NPD experience in the food industry, strong customer engagement skills, a creative mindset and adaptability. You do not need previous man management experience.

In return our client offer a competitive salary, the opportunity to work in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment, flexible working arrangements and the chance to make a significant impact in a growing company. Our client is interested in hearing from relevant candidates who are looking for a 4 or 5 day working week.

If you're ready to contribute your expertise to an award winning start-up and be part of a unique opportunity, please send your CV to or call Nicola on 01780 483 999. Let's innovate together in the exciting world of food entrepreneurship!

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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