NPD Manager

  • Product Development
  • Wales
  • £negotiable
  • W6023
  • If you would like to discuss this job, please contact:
    Rachel - 0345 2600 737

The Company

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career with a family business who produce a vast range of innovative added value chilled and frozen products to a wide range of customers. They are currently seeking a confident and ambitious NPD Manager to help drive the NPD process from concept to launch in line with their innovation strategy.

The Role

Reporting to the NPD & Technical Director in this dynamic and varied NPD role you’ll be involved in the concept to launch process, developing great tasting products for a wide range of customers. You’ll work closely with internal teams to identify new opportunities within your category that will meet your customer’s needs. Applying your development and Market knowledge you’ll evaluate the commercial viability of new products ensuring a profitable launch. Taking a lead role in customer presentations you’ll prepare samples, recipes and information booklets along with mouth-watering concepts that will have your customers coming back for more. In additional you’ll work closely with the commercial team seeking out new opportunities, conducting range reviews

The Person

Suit a creative and tenacious NPD Manager who has experience of working within innovative and complex product categories. Ideally degree educated within a food discipline such as Food Science you’ll have knowledge and full understanding of the principles of product / process development and the manufacturing techniques associated with NPD. You’ll have a proven record of launching amazing new products into the market place, utilising first class project management skills along with your creativity and can-do attitude. You must also have stunning organisation, communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to influence at all levels and the confidence to lead cross-functional projects successfully.

If you have a passion for food and are looking for a senior role where you can think outside the box to make things happen in a successful food business then apply now or call for more information.

Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.