NPD Manager FTC

45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
26 May 2021
23 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: NPD Manager

Recruiter: Alaska Black

Location: North London

Salary: GBP45,000 + car allowance

Contract: 12 month fixed term contract

The company

My client are a highly regarded food manufacturing PLC. The business operates across the UK from several well invested manufacturing facilities, delivering a fantastic range of premium products to all high street retailers, many food service providers and food manufacturers.

With exciting acquisition ambition, the PLC have bought a number of complimentary business's, invested heavily into their existing infrastructure and are expanding rapidly.

The role

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and self-motivated NPD Manager to join the team on a 12 months Maternity cover.

* Reporting directly into the Commercial Controller.

* Managing a team of 2.

* Delivering projects from concept to launch.

* Interpreting customer briefs and forward planning with retailers.

* Ensure the product development process is followed.

* Making key decisions within packaging development.

* Attending customer presentations.

* Organise and attend factory trials.

The person

Our ideal candidate will have a huge passion for food quality, flavour and appeal. You will be a true foodie and must have at least two years' experience in a busy chilled food manufacturing environment in a similar role.

You will enjoy being on the factory floor as well as in the kitchen. You will be a strong communicator across all levels of the business and will be able to demonstrate strong presentation skills.

You will have established relationships with the top 4 retailers and have a proven track record coaching and developing a small team.

Interested? Click apply to send your CV or to find out more about this position.

About us

Alaska Black are recruitment specialists, recruiting nationally across all roles within FMCG, Building Services Engineering, Facilities Management, Finance, Human Resources and Senior Level Appointments.

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that reflects our customer base and the communities in which we operate, creating an environment that enables everyone to fulfil their potential