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Senior Product Developer
Chilled Foods, Retail Facing
20 Mar 2018
East Midlands & East Midlands
Contract Type
To attract the best

The Business 

Operating in excess of 20 manufacturing sites the business is one of the UKs largest food manufacturers, creating branded and own label products. As a result of continued business success they are now looking to recruit a Product Developer for one of their sites in a newly created role.  The site in Derbyshire supplies cooked, breaded and raw added value products to both major retailers and food service customers.

The Role

Reporting to the NPD Manager, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of all NPD & EPD projects from concept through to launch. This is a retail facing role where you will be responsible for the innovation pipeline focusing on a key Top 4 customer. The role will involve working closely with NPD, Technical, Operations, Procurement and Commercial whilst supporting the wider NPD and project delivery agenda.

The Individual

To be considered for this role, you will need to be educated in a food science discipline or equivalent and possess strong NPD experience within the food manufacturing industry. It is crucial that you can demonstrate commercial awareness as you will be presenting to retail customers, and so previous experience in customer facing role would be an advantage. You will be a highly tenacious and present a confident, outgoing personality which will fit seamlessly into a collaborative & tight-knit team.

Above all else, you will be a true foodie at heart and passionate about delivering new and exciting ideas to the UK retail market.

Paul Nyman Consultancy specialise in NPD, Technical, Process, Sales, Marketing and Category Management recruitment across the food industry.

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