NPD Manager / Innovation Manager (food manufacturing)

NPD Manager / Innovation Manager (food manufacturing)

  • Location

    North West London

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, benefits

  • Contact:

    Helen Darnell

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8967

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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A leading FMCG food manufacturer with a site in the North West London area is currently seeking an NPD Manager / Innovation Manager to lead the team in a fast paced environment through idea generation and development of new and existing ranges.

Passion and enthusiasm for food is absolutely essential for this role with a drive to challenge and improve processes ensuring product quality.   You must be an influential, creative and innovative individual with excellent communication skills.

The successful New Product Development Manager will be a strong leader with good time management and project management experience.

Innovation Manager / NPD Manager Responsibilities include:
Lead, mentor and influence the NPD team driving creativity and innovation.
Develop products from concept through to launch working closely with teams across the business.
Lead all NPD meetings.
Attend all taste panels ensuring quality of all products.
Ensure critical paths are set up for all new briefs.
Review / update food costings with labour and yield after trials.
Source raw materials in accordance with specifications and quality.
Ensure the completion of all relevant paperwork.
Be the ‘customer face’ of NPD with retailers.
Preparation and delivery of inspiring presentations.

You will be an Innovation Manager / NPD Manager used to working in a fast paced food environment and able to demonstrate you can deliver customer focused NPD and Innovation management.

Application via CV

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