Location: North Yorkshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Neil Edwards

NPD Manager

Job Description

My client is an award winning Food Manufacturer based in North Yorkshire looking to gain an NPD Manager for their site. The main focus of the role will be to manage the day to day NPD functions while delivering new and exciting products for leading retailers.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A background in food manufacturing and will have worked with key retail customers
  • Suited to a faced paced environment where team working is key
  • Attention to detail and a passion for food is necessary in order to thrive within the NPD team
  • Experience in mentoring a team and the ability to multi-task

The key accountabilities for the role will be:

  • Build key relationships with retailers and exceed customer expectations.
  • Facilitating customer panels eg benchmarking, product cook ups etc
  • Work with the NPD team to manage and action concept to bench approval development.
  • Manage the department budget
  • Panel pilot plant and factory trials for sign off to match bench to ensure product quality and consistency are maintained

If this sounds like you, please get in touch for more details.


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.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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