New Product Development Manager

Luton Bennett Limited
11 Feb 2018
12 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
New Product Development Manager (Food)


£35,000 to £40,000 + 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays + Pension 3% Contribution + Childcare Vouchers + Parking on Site + Staff Discount

New Product Development Manager required for well established, family run food manufacturer who are committed to investing in their employees and offering internal training courses and progression.

The company are in the process of launching new products and diversifying into markets. You will be a key part of the growth and work within a brand new facility within the next 12 months.

The successful candidate will have experience in new product development within the food industry. It is essential you have experience overseeing a small team, working to BRC and HACCP food safety standards.

The role itself will be predominantly lab based doing research into new products and recipes. You will also work closely alongside the shop floor, production and marketing teams. Part of your role will involve identifying new gaps in the market and taking one product into mass manufacture. On occasion you will go out to meet with customers, identifying their needs and requirements so you are able to tailor products to their requirements. You will be responsible for developing a team of 3, focusing on their gaps and training needs. Part of your role will ensure all processes and procedure adheres to BRC and HACCP standards, ensuring the company complies at all time.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding, close knit and friendly business.

The role:

*Development of new products from concept to launch
*Overseeing a team of 3, focusing on their learning gaps
*Working in lab environment, alongside production and marketing teams

*Monday to Friday

The person:

*Strong NPD background within food
*BRC and HACCP experience

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