NPD Manager - West Midlands

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job Type: NPD/Food Technology
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: C£35k DOE
  • Date Posted: 15/12/2023
  • Expiry Date: 19/01/2024

NPD Manager

C£35k DOE

West Midlands


Are you an experienced NPD professional looking to take the next step in their career?  Or are you an experienced NPD manager looking for a new challenge?


If you can answer yes to either of these then please read on!


The Role

To oversee the management of the NPD function for major retailer.  Liaising cross functionally and seeing projects through from concept to launch.



  • Accountable for the development of new products by co-ordinating the efforts of all stakeholders ensuring a smooth transition from concept to full scale production.
  • Manage the communication flow between departments to ensure time and resources are planned and delivered successfully.
  • Manage customer relationships relevant with retail customers
  • Successfully oversee multiple product launch calendars with numerous different customers
  • Develop a creative environment whilst maintaining commercial relevance


The Candidate

  • Extensive background in food manufacturing working directly with retail customers
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Good knowledge of labelling standards, allergen info and food legislation is beneficial
  • Attention to detail and passion for food


Next steps

Get in touch! If you think this role is for you, send your CV to with reference LO/15385 as a subject or give me a call on 0161 832 7463.