NPD Manager

Posted 13 May 2024
Salary £45000 - £60000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Food Manufacturing / FMCG
Contact NameAnna Hall

Job description

Vickerstock are proudly working in partnership with our market leading food manufacturing client based in Cookstown to recruit an NPD Manager. Our client, being one of the UK's leading and most recognisable brands within their specialism, is a trusted supplier to leading retailers across the UK and has a consumer base in the millions each year.

As the successful NPD Manager, you will be working closely with all relevant functions within the business to ensure customers and site expectations are met in full and ensuring compliance in terms of food quality, hygiene, safety, legality and quality.

What your day to day will look like:

  • Deliver all allocated projects on time and within quality and cost requirements.
  • Ensure robust process and full due diligence is always followed.
  • Flag any divergence from process.
  • Drive strong relationships with key Customers and key suppliers.
  • Fully engage with the key project team to ensure best decision-making process is in place to deliver the NPD/regeneration plans.
  • Clear accountability for critical path tasks within NPD projects, driving projects at pace within agreed framework.
  • Mentor and train were applicable direct reports.

Your Essential Ingredients:

  • HNC/HND (Food Science or technology) or minimum 5 years relevant experience
  • Has demonstrated clear project management skills and able to lead projects from concept to launch.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Can demonstrate a track record of developing differentiated products working cooperatively with a multifunctional team.
  • Strong numeracy and a track record of financial accountability.
  • Can demonstrate all or some career experience within Innovation in food and must have a passion for food.

Get in touch:
Sound like the career move you've been after and would like to hear more, pick up the phone to Anna now on T 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV - in Word format - via the link on the page (or email).