NPD Manager - Cornwall

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Cornwall
  • Job Type: NPD/Food Technology
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£55k + Car Allowance + Bonus
  • Date Posted: 08/01/2024
  • Expiry Date: 09/02/2024

NPD Manager

c£55,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus


(Relocation allowance available for the right candidate)


Job Reference: GG/15635



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

This is a fast-paced environment. Not for the faint-hearted, but for an ambitious NPD Manager 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 products successfully.
  • An excellent project manager with a deep working knowledge of the stage gate process


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/15635.