£50,000 - £55,000

Job reference: HM/TNT/251

Posted 8 days ago

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Location: Lancashire, Preston, Blackburn. 

Role Overview: Looking for an experienced and innovative NPD Manager who has a solid background launching products into key retailers. 

The Candidate.

  • Ideally you will have a Food Science related degree or equivalent.
  • The right candidate will be able to exemplify successful product launches within a chilled category.
  • Experience in the expectations of UK retailers is essential to this role. The business works with all the major retailers.
  • Ideally you will be a seasoned NPD Manager who has experience communicating cross functionally as essentially, setting up and analysing stage gate processes in line with customer and company expectations.
  • A passion for innovation and a forward-thinking attitude will certainly take you far within this business.

The Role.

  • You will have responsibility of product launches beginning at concept all the way through to handover alongside a team of NPD and Process technologists which you will be responsible for.
  • Working closely with the customers you will gain an understanding of their expectations and ensure best processes are delivered.
  • Successful deliver on concept, creation, and development, working cross functionally.

The Business.

  • Everyone in NPD wants somewhere to invest in innovation – that is exactly what this business are doing.
  • Multi-site business with a vast European reach.
  • Company benefits and career progression as they’re part of a large food group.