NPD Technical Manager

East Anglia
16 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:

NPD Technical Manager


East Anglia

Salary bracket:


The company:

An amazing new job has arisen working with a well-developed company that offer high quality food and beverages. They are a major player in one of the world’s most demanding food markets suppling the biggest UK retailers. This business delivers outstanding innovative & creative products giving them a big advantage within the food industry.

Day to day responsibilities:

  • NPD process coordination from initial customer proposal through to customer product launch: managing different projects with different launch timescale, managing NPD and technical matters in a daily basis.
  • Lead communication between the company and the retailer.
  • Supervise the team in checking and approving artwork as required against specifications and manages databases of all customer artwork. Steps in when there is a risk of critical path not being followed in during the process.
  • Give feedback and takes the necessary actions to improve innovative NPD projects.
  • Identify product opportunities / trends for customers which will meet their objectives.
  • Ensure that the retailer expectations are met.
  • Audit preparation:provide technical direction of audit scope, reviewing outstanding non-conformances and advise AMC of recommended actions ahead of audit.

The candidate:

  • Minimum A level / Degree in food or something similar.
  • Experience with in the food or beverage sector.
  • Creative & foodie with fundamental culinary skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Work well of your own initiative.
  • Show good attention to detail.
  • Good leadership skills combined with working well with a team.

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