NPD Manager

Recruiter
Storm Recruitment Solutions
Location
Wales, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1212152027
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Storm Recruitment Solutions is proud to be recruiting for an NPD Manager for a fantastic food manufacturer based in Bala, North Wales. The salary for this role is up to £40,000 - £45,000 (DOE).

Candidate Requirements:
  • Responsible for delivering New Product Launches successfully through management of the Innovation process through to ensuring products are performing to customer satisfaction in line with the agreed launch calendar.
  • Build good relationships with the relevant Technical & Food Manager contacts in defined customer's while ensuring compliance with their systems.
  • Be aware of relevant legislation affecting Foodservice customers, ensuring that new developments are in line with this e.g. attending trade shows to meet with suppliers and determine supplier portfolio going forward
  • Understanding customer and company budgets when designing new products to ensure efficiency and profitability and drafting Business case plan for proposed launches for sign-off.
  • Provide samples requested by customers on time, with supporting paperwork including preliminary specification details
  • Management of NPD Baker ensuring appropriate training and development needs are fulfilled.
  • Manage smooth liaison between the customer and the internal NPD team so that the requirements of the customer are clearly understood and met as part of the process.
  • Attend internal and customer factory trials whenever relevant to support the process technologist.
  • Be responsive in supporting customer needs when technical issues arise.

We are Storm , your food and drink recruitment specialists. We make it our business to get the expertise you need, as soon as you need it. With nationwide coverage and commercial and operational roles at all levels, our outstanding candidates are here to help our clients take the food and drink industry - by storm .

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