New Product Development Manager - Food

North West England
From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Depending on experience and skills
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting role within a well-established food company based in the North West of England you will be managing all elements of the New Product Development function developing new and existing products from initial concept through to final launch across the division.

Duties include:

·Management of full NPD process across brand and own label products

·Present concept ideas internally and externally

·Create, control and issue critical paths

·Sourcing new materials/packaging

·Write recipes/define processes

·Run production trials and report outcomes

You will need:

·To demonstrate experience at an NPD management level within a food manufacturing environment

·Have a food science/technology degree or equivalent

·Technical knowledge of core raw materials and their functionality

·Understand key retailer/customer technical policies and standards

·Strong commercial awareness and market knowledge

·Develop and maintain excellent customer relationships

·Excellent IT and communication abilities

Role comes with 25 holidays plus statutory days and various rewards and benefits package.

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