Sector: New Product Development
Job type: Permanent
Are you looking for the next step in your career within New Product Development?
Are you looking to develop and take ownership of a brand new role within a fast paced and growing company?
Our client, one of the world’s largest privately owned frozen and chilled foods importers/exporters are looking to add an NPD manager to the team to head up new projects within food service and retail throughout the Far East and Europe.
This exciting role will undoubtedly offer a new challenge along with a competitive salary to match
To support the import team by providing the energy, focus and drive in the development of new product projects
Manage NPD & EPD project from concept through to successful product launch
Raise project briefs against the desired criteria, ensuring the key attributes of each brief is recorded and the focus to its success is clear to all involved
Develop and maintain strong relationships with both suppliers and customers
Facilitate and manage the completion of specifications at each stage of the development process.
Communicate with ingredients suppliers to stay in touch with the latest flavour trends.
Attend and support customer presentations
2 years+ in a FMCG environment working within a NPD or process/product development role.
Self-driven and determined
Good working knowledge of HACCP principles
A passion and interest within the food industry.
The ability to work autonomously and use own initiative
There is a competitive salary of £35k-£40k (DOE) on offer
If the role of NPD Manager is of interest or you would like to discuss in more detail, please send a copy of your most up to date CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Jack Bradfield on 0131 226 5060 for a confidential chat