Product Manager | Food Manufacturing | Up to £60k
Are you a dynamic and creative Product Manager with a background in food manufacturing? If so, we'd like to hear from you.
About our Client
Our client is a leading international supplier of fresh food manufacturing equipment. They supply stand alone processing equipment through to whole line solutions to the leading food manufactures in the UK and across the globe. They are very focused on NPD and invest millions in R&D every year.
About the Role
In this role you will be given the autonomy to go and make a real difference to the company. You will be dynamic and a self starter who will be on top of the latest trends in food manufacturing / processing equipment. You will support commercial, R&D, NPD and the business as a whole to deliver increased business and sales. You will utilise your operational knowledge in the food sector to look at the existing range of products offered by our client and help drive them forwards. In the ever changing world of food processing equipment and food manufacturing there is always an opportunity to innovate and create new solutions as the technology evolves - this is exactly what this role will focus on.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the food processing / manufacturing environment and the equipment that goes into making / processing / packing / labelling the food that we see in supermarkets and other channels. You will have a great eye for detail and be able to spot the potential operational value in any technological advances. You will have experience working on a similar category / product role, focusing on the range that a company is offering to make improvements. To be successful in this role you must be dynamic and willing to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. There will be a fair amount of travel, nationally and internationally, in order to see the products on offer around the globe and bring the best ideas and products into the business. You won't necessarily be a salesperson, nor an engineer, but will have an understanding of both roles and be able to support them in their functions.
To be considered for this role as a minimum you must have a thorough understanding of the food processing / manufacturing process and the equipment used. You will have experience in managing a product portfolio / category of products and have a track record of improving the range a customer has to offer. Experience in the protein and ready meal area would be of particular interest. You must but a self-starter.
Depending on experience but as a guide circa £40,000 - £60,000 + car / package.
If you meet the minimum requirements for this position please click on apply now. Alternatively to have a confidential discussion about the role please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference TEM10225.