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Assistant Product Development Manager

22/04/21 Kildare Neg

Permanent full-time

Our client, a leading European food manufacturer, is seeking an Assistant Product Development Manager to join their established team in Naas, Co. Kildare.

Successful candidates must hold strong experience in product development and technical project management.
The role requires the ability to “self start” and work independently with minimum supervision.

A real passion for food is essential as is an element of work-related travel.

Responsibilities:

  • Technical project management of NPD & EPD projects, in accordance with the agreed procedures to ensure successful and timely delivery of the projects.
  • Maintain a constant awareness of competitor activity.
  • Keeping to date with consumer habits, practices, usage, needs & preference drivers within the allocated product area.
  • Build & maintain strong relationships with colleagues in R&D & other functions (MU’s, SU’s, TQS, Procurement & the Category Marketing).
  • Good knowledge of key ingredients, supply chains & manufacturing processes through conducting trials & regular contact with suppliers, procurement & SUs.
  • Provide accurate technical data.
  • Embrace company values and culture change (e.g. Breakthrough and Company values) and drive self-development.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Food Science or similar.
  • 3/4 years' experience of working in food manufacturing.
  • Experience of working in pan-European teams.
  • Another key country language (e.g. German, Italian, French, Spanish, Swedish).
  • Good understanding of Innovation Process.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Passionate in developing own brand products.
  • Experience with frozen food is desirable.

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Please apply by sending your CV to Carmel McCabe-Curran at cmccabe@qsp.ie or call for more information.

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