Head of R&D, North East England
Sector: Research & Development
Location: North East England
Job type: Permanent
Our client is a successful food manufacturer with an exciting and innovative product range. The business is very dynamic and they are experiencing excellent growth, supplying quality food products to major retailers UK wide.
In partnership, we are seeking to appoint a Head of Research, Development & Process to join their business in the north-east of England.
To position will look to optimise all the activities within the Research & Development function including upfront Research, NPD, EPD & the launch process. Also included would be the Project Management of all major business projects & the optimization & support of the product making process.
The duties will be varied and dynamic, you will need to be analytical, highly motivated and a good communicator to be considered.
Your experience needs to be extensive, with many years of Research, Development & Process management in a food manufacturing environment
Preferably having undertaken a Food Science / Packaging related Degree or equivalent
Experienced in managing the complex, research-driven projects
Extensive experience & network of equipment & material suppliers
Thorough understanding of Process Control techniques
Thorough understanding of portfolio and project management practices and frameworks
Proven track record in managing the delivery of multiple types of projects
Solid experience in project planning tools and critical path management at project/portfolio level
The client will look to reward you with a competitive remuneration package
If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.
Due to the high number of applications, if you have not been contacted within the first 5 days your application has not been suitable.