Product Development Manager

Posted 14 March by Staffline Express

My client is looking to recruit a Product Development Manager for a 12 month maternity leave contract starting ASAP at their site in Ely.

The purpose of the role is to manage and support a NPD team to meet the needs of their customers. Hours of work are Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm.

Main duties

  • Managing and supporting the NPD team (7)
  • Overseeing the day to day running of the NPD function
  • Working with the heads of departments to drive business performance
  • Developing the company's own product formulations and working with the customer to develop products, ensuring nutritious and legal/safe formulations
  • Extensive liaison with the sales team providing regular updates on projects
  • Arranging completion of the finished product spec for products formulated
  • Checking and signing off of manufacturer specifications
  • Arranging flavour development as per the project brief whilst working with the customer to tweak flavours/formulas to achieve require price points

Experience and skills needed

  • Experience of running a Product Development team in any of the following industries: Food, Sports nutrition, Health and Well-being or Pet and Equine
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Development and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability of run a number of projects simultaneously
  • Computer literate

So if you have the skills and experience they are looking for and want to join a fantastic forward thinking company please do let me have your CV. Thank you.

Required skills

  • New product development

Application questions

Product development experience?
Experience of prduct development in either food, sports nutrition, Health or pet and equine?
Can commit to a 12 month maternity leave contract?

Reference: 34683190

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