NPD Manager

08 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading chilled FMCG food manufacturer in NW Leicestershire is currently seeking an NPD Manager to support the NPD team in a fast paced environment through idea generation and development of new and existing ranges. This role will assist in the continual expansion of the product range to retain the prominent position in the market place.

You will be an NPD Manager used to working in a fast paced food manufacturing environment, have a proven track record of working closely with internal / external customers. Experience of working with major retailers is essential as well as strong people management experience. Strong communication and influential skills will be necessary in order to deliver successful presentations and to communicate across all levels.

NPD Manager Responsibilities:
• Managing the team in the development of a range of products from concept to launch
• Driving the NPD process for new ideas across numerous categories
• Influencing innovations and transforming emerging culinary trends into commercially viable ranges
• Seeking out opportunities for business growth by identifying gaps in the market to discovering new ingredients and suppliers
• Through working closely with internal teams (including Commercial, Marketing and Production), you and your team will create innovative new concepts
• Presenting new concepts to major retail customers
• Working with customers to ensure NPD and factory process are in line with the critical path
• Ensuring high levels of product efficiency and quality

Application via CV or please call 0151 666 8955

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