NPD Manager - Merseyside

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Job Type: Development Manager
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c. £55,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
  • Date Posted: 16/08/2023
  • Expiry Date: 22/09/2023

NPD Manager

c£55,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus


(Relocation allowance available for the right candidate)

Job Reference: GG/13849



This is an opportunity to join the expanding flagship site of one of the UKs leading food manufacturers.

This is a fast-paced environment, with dozens of launches a year. Not for the faint-hearted, but for an ambitious NPD Manager with chilled, own-label experience, this is the perfect place to grow your career!

The Role

  • Work closely with the group development, packaging and procurement teams to define new requirements.
  • Develop your team, setting, reviewing and measuring clear objectives.
  • Developing new and creative products as well as re-engineering existing products where appropriate.
  • Ensure the group launch procedure is adhered to at all times and identify industry best practices that may benefit those processes if adopted.
  • Ensure raw materials are sourced at the appropriate price and from technically approved suppliers.
  • Ensure concept samples are made on time for presentation to customers, complete with relevant paperwork.
  • Ensure accurate information regarding final product recipes, manufacturing processes and new ingredients and packaging are transferred in a timely manner to operations, supply chain, procurement and technical.
  • Continually assess current products, to recommend and redevelop where necessary to ensure they reflect current market requirements.
  • Liaise with Technical Manager to ensure bacteriological and chemical standards of new products to process.

The Candidate

  • Significant track record of launching complex, own-label products successfully.
  • An excellent project manager with a deep working knowledge of the stage gate process
  • Chilled / own-label experience


Next Steps

If you feel you fit the brief for this opportunity and would like to take on a new challenge with an exciting business, click ‘apply now’ to be considered.

Or contact Gilbert Gregory on 02037943983 or 07487732962 or quoting reference GG/13849.