Greencore Group

Product Development Manager

Location
Northampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
06 Oct 2017
Ref
greencore/TP/195/977
Contact
Mr Keith Lackie
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Product Development Manager to deliver Product Development (PD) in line with the critical path to the meet the customer plan 

Main responsibilities

- To oversee the products from concept to process handover to meet the critical path and feasibility plans
- To lead feasibility meetings ensuring that people are kept informed of all activity regularly and ensure actions are completed
- Input product knowledge and customer insight within category team to ensure product development is aligned with all key customer requirements and meets financial measurements
- Introduce and refine new product concepts through the development process ensuring that technical and quality standards are achieved whilst maximising profitability
- Build and maintain customer relationships acting as the dedicated contact to provide accurate and consistent communication internally and externally whilst identifying and resolving issues promptly
- Develop the team capability through task focused coaching to ensure maximum performance and development to their potential.

Ideal candidate

- Authority to present release and improve internal reporting
- Authority to release standard reporting internally and to the customer
- Budget control within agreed limits
- Run line by line feasibility 

About the company

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn’t stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer, we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.