Interim NPD Manager

Interim NPD Manager

A leading FMCG Manufacturer in the Nottingham area is currently seeking an interim NPI Manager to assist and manage new product industrialisation’s of new and existing lines on a 3-6 month contract.

This role is accountable for the successful delivery of projects from brief to successful product industrialisation ensuring compliance with Facility and Health and Safety Policies; it is customer and factor facing being accountable for financial aspects of projects specific to the factory and for all aspects of the industrialisation phase including trials.

Leading a cross functional project team to successfully industrialise projects by using effective project management and project planning skills.
Accountable for financial aspects of projects including assessment of economic viability, validation of conversion cost following first production and recovery of excluded costs.
Ensuring all aspects of the project are available on time from the system set up to replenishment orders e.g. data set up in systems, BOMs, routings, Raw and Packaging Materials availability, change parts, documentation
Accountable for ensuring any trial reports are generated and corrective actions from the trials are implemented
Accountable for ensuring project reviews take place and corrective actions are completed prior to handover to the replenishment phase
Responsible for organising Expert to Expert communication with the Customer on project status as required

You will be a customer focused New Product Development Manager with demonstrable customer relationship management experience in a food, consumer goods or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment. 

You will be commercially aware with strong project management skills, able to impact and influence with the ability to problem solve.   

Application via CV

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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