Product Developer

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Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
29 Aug 2017
Ref
Y5431
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company
 
Driven by the ever-changing needs of their customers, our client is a long established and progressive leader in their sector delivering amazing products in line with consumer needs and the latest trends.
 
The Role
 
This multi-faceted role will give you the chance to whet your creative appetite for innovation whilst flexing your project management muscles, and allow you to work on food products that will be seen up and down the country. As a talented Product Developer you will work with internal teams to ensure your new products correspond to the commercial, technical and functional aspects of the brief at all stages of the critical path; you’ll use your natural creativity, initiative and amazing organisational skills to manage developmental design for innovative and on-trend products that match discerning customer demands but are also a commercial success.
 
You will work across departments and with key suppliers to manage product quality performance and projects from concept design to launch.  This will include working closely with the technical team to ensure the success of first production runs and new product launches.
 
The Person

We are looking for highly ambitious individuals who are natural communicators, able to confidently and comfortably liaise at all levels to implement the innovations strategy whilst leading and promoting creativity. You will have previous experience within a fast paced FMCG food environment where you have gained invaluable knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes, ideally in multiple sectors. You will also be innovative and proactive in your approach to product development with proven commercial awareness as well as consumer insights, trends and quality focus. You must be able to work as part of a project team, be able to succinctly articulate your ideas and influence those around you. Exemplary presentation skills and up to date knowledge on retail / consumer trends is essential. Finally you should be degree calibre individual and hold a valid driving licence.
 
So if you are a talented Product Developer looking to join a market leading company with a passion and flair for innovation then look no further and apply now.

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.