Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Innovation Manager, Food, West Yorkshire

Location: Yorkshire

County / State: West Yorkshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: New Product Development

Reference: RLP894259

Consultant: Rachel Parkin

Start date: Asap

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum plus Package

Summary

Looking to free yourself from the corporate shackles? Join a close-knit entrepreneurial team where you'll be able to make a real impact.

Job Description

The world is your oyster as Innovation Manager here.

Looking to lead Innovation within their category, this business is seriously investing to make it happen.

You'll have the autonomy to design and drive the innovation pipeline; identifying opportunities to grow the product portfolio into exciting new directions. Whilst well-supported and invested, you'll benefit from working within a lean and flat structure with quick decision-making processes and a pioneering spirit.

You would be joining a leading global food manufacturer with a long-term strategic goal to further develop its business within the UK. Already successful with market-leading products in all major retailers; they are embarking on the next stage of growth. As Innovation Manager you'll be key to its success.

Through your ongoing research into the latest food trends and use of consumer insight you'll develop new innovative concepts aligned to the businesses growth strategy. This will include investigating new ingredients, packaging and the latest processing technologies. It will also involve identifying opportunities to invest in new manufacturing capability or third-party manufacturing solutions. You'll be able to tap into the expertise and exceptional innovation facilities within the parent company to provide additional support.

To succeed here you'll need to have experience in a branded environment and proven success in identifying and developing innovative new products that have delivered business growth. Energy, drive and the ability to positively influence others are key requirements too.

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REF. RLP894259 By Focus Management

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