NPD Manager

Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary negotiable DOE plus Car
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client are a food manufacturing business who operate the full value chain from product to shelf. By constantly optimising every part of the chain, they remain competitive without compromising quality and reliability in deliveries.

Due to continued growth and expansion, they are looking to recruit an experienced NPD Manager to join their progressing New Product Development team.

The Role
To provide a site based resource within the NPD department to manage and to deliver all NPD projects to your site for the whole customer base from concept to launch ensuring these meet both the customer and company expectations, whilst satisfying all relevant technical criteria, leading to a timely and faultless successful launch, supported by the relevant site functions.
To work with passion and pride at all times demonstrating this through results and in-depth knowledge of food and site processes
While responsibilities are site based there will be the requirement for travel between sites and to customers.

We are looking for a someone with a strong Technical knowledge ideally provided from experience (2-3 years) within a similar field.
Strong project management skills
Experience with retailer NPD systems
Must be in possession of a full valid driving licence
Computer literacy

Able to work both as an individual and as a team player
Good interpersonal / communication skills
Ability to create a favourable first impression, project yourself well and present with confidence
Able to enjoy working within a fast-moving environment with change and high expectations
Demonstrate a genuine interest and understanding of food
A proven track record of project management, with strong communication skills.
Detail Conscious

For more information and a full job spec please submit an up to date CV
Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 days of application, if you have not been contacted within 7 days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. We will retain your details and should any suitable vacancy present will contact you directly