New Product Development Manager, Leeming

Si Recruitment
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

New Product Development Manager, Leeming

A new position has arisen for an experienced NPD Manager to join a successful established FMCG Manufacturer. You will be responsible for seeing their products through from conception to launch.


Work with the commercial team on;

·Using market review data for sub category gap analysis in order to identify scope for NPD with multiple retailers.

·Providing accurate costings for commercial submissions.

·Attending / prepare sample submissions up to Brand Panel 5

Work with the procurement team

·Sourcing new packaging formats

·Ensure supplier/ ingredient approval in line with BRC

Work with the technical and food safety team:

·On artwork approval process cross-checked with specifications.

·Approving final pack copy in line with legislation.

·Generating factory specification details and method sheets for smooth handover into 1st production.

·Uploading customer portal specifications including detailed quality control, HACCP, sub-ingredient specification, physical/micro and chemical standard information

Work with the production team on;

·Implementation of new products including packing methods, costs, equipment investment.

Other duties

·Day to day management of sample requests

·Detailing of new recipes for submissions

·Identifying existing product improvement potential

·Market review/ benchmark analysis

·Innovation in line with customer briefs and blue sky


Experience in FMCG and ideally with UK retail customers.

This position could suit someone who has experience of working in a larger team and who wants to have the opportunity to have a more varied position and take on more ownership

Salary £30 -35,000 depending on experience

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