Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Interim NPD Manager, Immediate Start, East Midlands

Location: East Midlands

County / State: East Midlands

Category: New Product Development

Reference: NCM894621

Consultant: Nicole Moloney

Start date: Asap

Salary: £350 - £500 per day plus Expenses

Summary

My client has an urgent requirement for an interim NPD Manager to join the business to support them whilst recruiting for a permanent candidate.

Job Description

My client is looking for an experienced Interim who has operated at NPD Manager level within the food industry. This is a standalone role so the ideal person would have multi-site experience, be flexible to travel and have undertaken both concept and process roles in the food industry.

The role will be broad and therefore requires someone who has experience of project managing briefs from concept to launch including; concept, artwork, process, packaging and also assisting the Technical team 20% of the time. My client also has several manufacturing sites, so you must be flexible to travel to pick up ingredients from suppliers and also attend other sites in the UK to carry out trials.

To apply you MUST have confectionery experience desirable would be boiled sweets, lollies, candy, liquorice and sherberts.

Experience of working with flavour houses and a degree, or equivalent, in Chemistry or Food Science would be advantageous.

Areas of focus will include the re-development of the existing range and developing of new products, re-branding, integration of automation in the process, cost saving projects, and reducing sugar and glucose in products.

So, if you're an Interim NPD Manager currently looking for your next interim contract, and have confectionery or sugar experience please get in contact.

REF. NCM894621 By Focus Management

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