As a NPD Manager your responsibilities will include:
- Responsible for the process of concept through to launch including customers presentations, trials and post-launch analysis.
- Manage new product development to adhere to target margins, technical and factory requirements.
- Being customer focussed and the first point of contact for major customers.
- Liaising with suppliers and retailer customers to develop products ensuring that they meet with the specified guidelines and customer requirements.
- Assisting the relevant Technical Manager, Packaging/Design Co-ordinator and Commercial Manager in the successful launch of new and re-developed lines, through timely completing of tasks in-line with project critical path.
- Ensuring a smooth transition of product details are given to the relevant specification and packaging team for a successful launch.
- Evaluating product nutrition and understanding the requirements of the relevant customer.
- Evaluating Allergens and understanding the various site capabilities and customer needs.
- Ensuring that accurate documentation is supplied to the relevant retailers.
You must have:
- A food related degree or similar qualification.
- Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel and navigating useful websites.
- Experience in a customer facing role.
- Experience collating and presenting information.
- Strong research abilities with accurate data recording skills.
- Strong organisation skills with analytical and problem solving skills.
- Excellent customer focus with exceptional communication at all levels.
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