New Product Development Manager

Travail Employment Group
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

New Product Development Manager- Food Manufacturing Selby,
£50,000 +, 25 days holiday.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a New Product Development Manager to join this well established business.

Our client is the largest manufacturer in their industry and was established over 40 years ago.

As NPD Manager, you will manage the NPD Delivery process from creative to launch. Responsibilities will include:

·Development and delivery to market of new products in line with company strategy and in line with agreed critical path for timely factory launch
·Ensure excellent retailer relationships
·Product presentations
·Understand the technology market place and can offer technical solutions to business
·Build a network of contacts with suppliers of materials
·Ensures effective cross functional collaboration to deliver 'on cost/right 1st time' products
·Development, coaching & training of NPD team
·Identify best recipe and recommend process for new product concept
·Ensuring all new products have fully developed manufacturing processes
·Successful implementation and hand over of new product process to Operational team at factory launch
·Initiates and runs 'Blue Sky' Thinking Forums
·NPD pre & post production trials
·Design Control Team meetings, new product costing

Requirements for the role:
·Extensive experience of working in an NPD or Innovations team
·Experience of developing new, innovative food products within a busy food manufacturing environment
·A Food Science or Technology qualification
·People management experience including the development of a team
·Excellent interpersonal, resource and project management skills
·Excellent communication skills at a technical and commercial level

This role is commutable from Selby, Sherburn, York, Leeds, Goole, Doncaster, Pontefract, Rotherham and Scunthorpe area

Call Jo Kynoch at Travail Employment Group now on 07825 438498 or email your CV to

Travail has been established since 1977 and has over 30 branches nationwide. Our Harrogate branch was opened in 1995 and has specialist consultants who each deal with different market segments. To apply for this or other similar roles in Harrogate, Knaresborough, Skipton, Leeds, Ripon, Northallerton or York area please email us your CV.

Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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