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NPD Manager
Artisan Product Range | Chilled | Premium Retailer
29 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Up to £50,000 + Benefits

Paul Nyman Consultancy are recruiting an NPD Manager for a chilled FMCG company.

The Business

As one of the UK's largest buyers of outdoor bred, free range and organic products, this business have recently experienced a high level of growth and are therefore looking to expand their team. They have strong partnerships with some of the most influential celebrity chefs which mean their products are truly delicious. They also work with one of the UK's premium retailers and have won various awards over the past five years, strengthening their business success as one of the top employers who ensure they invest in their people for the long run.

The Role

As an experienced NPD Manager, key responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver successful product offerings from concept through to launch
  • Co-ordinate concept trials and bench trials into the pilot plant
  • Prepare the team for customer presentations and co-ordinate all necessary resource such as samples and documentation
  • Have a clear understanding of product costings to work closely with the Commercial team
  • Identify further growth opportunities with each customer and develop an NPD calendar of activity

The Individual

You will have a third level qualification in a food science related discipline. Experience within an managerial NPD role is essential, as is a proven track record of successfully launching products into the FMCG market. You must have exposure to factory trials and experience in creating both external and internal customer specifications. Strong organisational skills and communication skills are key to success, as is the desire to work with a passionate 'foodie' team. 

The Opportunity

The development and support you will receive within the role will provide you with the opportunity to add further experience to your portfolio of skills and join a company who are set to grow from strength to strength.

Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in Sales jobs, Marketing jobs, Category jobs, Technical jobs & NPD jobs /recruitment across the UK.

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