Technical & Development Manager

Lime Talent Ltd
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a rapidly expanding FMCG brand, looking for a passionate Technical and NPD Manager to join their growing team in technical and product development. With a busy calendar of new product launches our client is looking for someone ideally with a food related degree to join their expanding team.

Technical & NPD Manager Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing new and exciting products as well as reviewing existing formats
  • Responsible for management of quality issues and queries and being point of contact for customer queries, whilst building relationships with suppliers.
  • Develop continual improvement audit plans with external manufacturing sites.
  • Project managing new products from concept through to launch.
  • Analysing performance of existing range making suggestions on development and introduction of new products.
  • Manage the NPD strategy and be up to date with market trends
  • Ensuring detailed documentation of specifications and artwork .

To be a successful :

  • Degree in Food Technology, Food Science or a closely related discipline.
  • An appreciation of the safety, legal compliance and quality aspects of a range of food products gained in a retail, manufacture or -similar generalist environment.
  • Excellent communication, investigative and organising skills coupled with high degrees of self-motivation, flexibility and enthusiasm.
  • A passion for food/drink
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Computer literate to an intermediate level, especially with Microsoft Office.

This will suit a Technical / NPD manager with a healthy experience background in Technical or NPD roles who is exceptionally organised with excellent project management skills. You will also be highly analytical with excellent Excel skills looking to join a fun and entrepreneurial environment.

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