Location: South Yorkshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food, Food Food Food
Contact Name: Ray Jones

New Product Development Manager - Cakes/Desserts

Job Description

We are looking for a progressive and innovative New Product Development Manager to join our growing company to help bring new and innovative products to market and bring greta ideas to existing ones.

Working alongside the production manager and technical team we require great ideas and strong communication skills alongside a passion for desserts to join our family feel company on our journey of expansion.

In return you will recieve an annual salary of £40k to £45k plus company benefits.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading the company's New Product Development - researching the market, trends analysis and subsequently developing new product lines for the business.
  • Making sure that all new products are correctly costed
  • Keeping up to date with changes to legislation and new research
  • Sourcing new materials and ingredients, establishing lead-time and cost.
  • Managing multiple projects for different customers, with different time-frames
  • Ensuring all new products meet technical, price and production parameters
  • Working closely with technical manager to conduct nutritional research, provide information required for product specifications and QAS documents as required
  • Drafting and signing off Production Sheets - ensuring product ready to go on launch.
  • Customer / prospect product development requests are dealt with in a timely and commercial manner - critical path analysis.
  • Working closely with the production manager to implement training and production trials to ensure that staff are briefed and fully understand how to make new products in time for launch.
  • Management of resource (people and raw materials) provided by suppliers to help facilitate development of new products.

Feel free to contact me at or on 0115 9416323


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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