Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Technical Project Manager, Food, East Yorkshire

Location: Yorkshire

County / State: East Yorkshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: New Product Development

Reference: DRB15239

Consultant: Dave Broadbent

Start date: Asap

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 GBP per annum plus C. £35,000

Summary

This interesting Technical Project Management will focus on the development of new products in the pet food sector.

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Product Developer with excellent project management skills to join a rapidly growing pet food manufacturer. The company has sites across the UK and into Europe, that manufacture treats, wet and dry food which it supplies under retailer own label and brands. Our client has recently added a new company to the portfolio and have ambitions to significantly increase the size of the company in the coming years, which could lead to new opportunities.

The role of Technical Project Manager will focus on the development of new products at one site but will also be a project lead for group wide development projects. On a site level this role will report to the General Manager and also to the Group Head of Technical & NPD. The role holder will work closely with the Sales, Quality, R&D, Procurement and Operations teams at site level to ensure customer requests and projects are delivered on time in full.

Responsibilities:

  • NPD and EPD for food and packaging
  • Internal and external presentations
  • Specification creation
  • Provide technical input to sale team
  • Manage product trials
  • Sample creation and management
  • Manage artwork process
  • Post project reviews
  • Develop expertise in the per food market

For this role we are looking for someone who has good project management skills and has experience of delivering projects on time in full. You will have first rate communication skills and have the ability to communicate customer requests to the appropriate teams. Ideally you will have competence in food science, food processing, legislation and specifications. You must be able to travel to Europe periodically when required.

If you are interested in this position then please send your CV today.

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REF. DRB15239 By Focus Management

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