NPD – Product Developer – Food

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£30000 - £40000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Innovation and quality is critical to the success of this high profile, market leading business who have a loyal and passionate customer base. They are an international business, with an impressive and growing presence across Europe.

The role:
• Drive and deliver NPD projects within a growing product portfolio, working closely with marketing and NPD colleagues in the UK and Europe
• Be a part of a high performing NPD team which consistently delivers products which delight the consumer.
• Gain insight and qualitative data to use to define briefs in line with business strategy.
• Monitor changing trends and consumer habits to ensure the business continues to deliver growth within the category.

To succeed in this challenging, people focussed business, you will have:
• Experience in an NPD role, which could be as a placement year, and ideally degree level (or equivalent) qualifications in a scientific discipline
• Experience of working within an FMCG business where NPD is fast paced
• The ability to deliver projects, build effective internal relationships and manage stakeholders, both internal and external, whilst keeping a clear focus on the end consumer.
• Capable of working cross functionally with teams in different locations is beneficial, and an appreciation of different cultures and attitudes.
• The ability to communicate proactively, clearly and concisely
• High resilience, a “can do” attitude and a desire to look for alternative solutions to problems vs. accepting the status quo.
• An appetite for the very best within the team and the wider business.

The Business
Part of a larger group, the business has a number of high profile brands, and has a fantastic reputation for growth and the development of high performing teams. Now poised to move into the next phase of growth, this role offers ambitious individuals real scope to progress both in the UK and internationally.

Expion: Our manufacturing, technical and engineering recruitment brand is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates throughout our history. Our in-depth knowledge of manufacturing and engineering recruitment across core sectors enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies.

To apply for the role, please send your CV and salary details to Expion Search & Selection using the ‘Apply Now’ button. If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role, you can contact Caroline Vooght, quoting the job reference CLV-3361