Senior NPD Technologist, M&S, Food Manufacturing, Lancashire
Location: North West
County / State: Lancashire
Job type: Permanent
Category: New Product Development
Consultant: Rachel Parkin
Start date: Asap
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Ok, so you're pretty obsessed by food and you want an NPD role at the forefront of high quality, product innovation..
Keen to develop first to market products that deliver a real wow factor, you want to be pushing the boundaries in product development and to be truly proud of seeing your new concepts on the shelves.
You're commercially savvy, consumer focused and passionate about great quality food. You devour all the latest articles and blogs about upcoming products and food trends. You really get into the detail to fully understand your product category and understand how to effectively develop commercially successful new concepts that consumers love.
You speak with passion and enthuse others when presenting your ideas. You understand retail customers' development processes and consistently ensure your projects follow the NPD Stage and Gate procedure from concept to launch. You know how to engage with others and work collaboratively to achieve project goals. Whilst never playing it safe, you manage expectations well and never over-promise/under-deliver. Customers respect you as you make them look good! You always communicate well, keep everyone up to speed on progress and find solutions to any hiccups on the way.
You want to be part of a growing company that is transforming the NPD function into a highly respected and credible team of food experts that retail customers love to work with. As the key NPD contact for the M&S business this is an incredibly juicy role for a passionate food professional to get their teeth into. You'll be hands-on developing truly exciting new concepts for M&S and managing this key relationship to achieve even greater mutual success.
Apply today or call for a confidential chat if you'd like further details...
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