NPD Manager

Mach Recruitment
Closing date
23 Sep 2020
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NPD Manager



Plus benefits

My client a successful food manufacturer in Leicester are seeking a New Product Development Manager to deliver all new product launches and process development projects to strict timescales, within cost parameters, whilst ensuring the customers’ (retailer) expectations and quality is met.

Your New Role

  • Work closely with other sites, and retailer commercial teams to deliver category plans
  • Manage the sites NPD process from concept, handover, pre-production then launch
  • As a member of the Senior Team, actively input thoughts and decisions to meet business needs and strategy
  • Manage, develop and lead process development teams
  • Accountability for spend within budget
  • Awareness within product, category and market trends
  • Implement a continuous improvement environment and culture

What You Will Need To Succeed

  • Degree in food or and similar job-related experience
  • Experience dealing with chilled or short shelf life categories
  • Experience dealing with one of the top 5 retailers
  • Strong management skills, keen to drive change, and bring the team with you
  • Leadership, mentoring, development plans
  • Project management
  • Commercial awareness

Your Benefits Package

  • Monday to Friday- with flexibility required as per the business needs
  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension contributions
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Bonus
  • Career Development and Progression

Mach are acting as an agent for this vacancy

NPD Manager, New Product Development Manager, Development Manager, Senior Process

Mach Recruitment provide both on-site and branch recruitment services to suit any organisations infrastructure. Supplying flexible and permanent labour at affordable rates, quickly and efficiently.

Our unrivalled reputation for being innovative, original and proactive has helped us to become industry leaders.

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