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NPD Coordinator

£30000 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Food Manufacturing

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NPD Coordinator / Food Manufacturing / Kent

£32,000.00 to £35,000.00 + package

Are you passionate about driving innovation and ensuring projects are executed flawlessly? We are seeking an NPD Coordinator to collaborate with the Senior Innovations Manager & NPD Manager on exciting NPD projects. Your role will be crucial in meeting key deadlines and fostering effective communication throughout the NPD process.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead NPD accounts and provide support across additional accounts as needed.
  • Collaborate closely with various internal stakeholders to manage customer briefs and tenders effectively.
  • Coordinate concept to launch processes on key accounts, ensuring alignment with customer teams.
  • Assist in sourcing raw materials, coordinating sampling, and conducting pre-production trials.
  • Maintain NPD project trackers and attend weekly NPD meetings.
  • Support departmental continuous improvement initiatives and contribute to innovation efforts.

What We're Looking For:
  • Working knowledge of retailer requirements for sample submissions.
  • Experience with Critical Pathway/Concept to Launch processes.
  • HACCP Level 2 certification (highly advantageous).
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a NPD role previously for a food business
  • Full driving licence and car
  • Strong team player with excellent organisational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

What they Offer:
  • Hybrid working options.
  • Medicash allowances for health-related expenses.
  • Free on-site parking with electric charge points.
  • Company annual bonus and staff events.
  • On-site staff restaurant with subsidised meals.

Apply Today!

If you're ready to make a difference in a dynamic environment, apply now and be a part of the innovative team

Don't miss this opportunity to grow your career with us! Apply now or call luan@morepeople for an informal chat on 01780 480530


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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