NPD Project Manager

Posted 27 June by THRIVE GROUP LTD
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Thrive Group are delighted to be working with our market brand leading company based in Frome who are actively looking to engage an NPD Project Manager to join the team on a permanent basis.

What you will be doing:

  • Customers main point of contact for development, optimisation and improvement projects from brief to launch.
  • Main contact between all departments to ensure a smooth launch of the new products or changes in the factory.
  • Manage end to end packaging development with the right process and legal checks through to sign off either for development projects and design or legal updates.
  • Manage the organization of the industrial trials, communicate the results, actions/improvements to be carried out and follow up on them.
  • Meet production, quality and legal requirements alongside with customers' requirements.

What you will need to succeed

  • Ideally, you will have NPD experience within the food industry.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours or adapt to change in your working day at short notice.
  • Lead and deliver multiple projects in parallel.
  • Work unsupervised and achieve results within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent educational background (ideally degree in food technology or food science)

What you will receive in return:

  • £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
  • Monday to Friday 08.30Am to 17.30PM (100% site-based role)
  • Market Leader in their products and sector
  • Company pension 6%* employer contribution (*subject to contract)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Company sick pay
  • 4 x Death in Service
  • Wellbeing initiatives - Free eye tests, £90 contribution to prescription lenses
  • Full training will be given

What you need to do next:

If this position sounds of interest and you would like to be considered. Please email on sarah. elliott@ or contact me on to discuss further.

Thrive group are acting as an employment agency with respect to this vacancy.

If you have not heard from a consultant within 7 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

Required skills

  • NPD

Reference: 52810147

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