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NPD Manager

14/10/21 Meath Neg

Permanent full-time

A highly innovative and award winning food business is currently looking for an NPD Manager.

This role is responsible for managing the development of new products to meet the demand from key retailers. A highly rewarding role with ample opportunity for development. The company will also consider candidates who are interested in NPD Technologist or Senior NPD Technologist roles.

**Negotiable salary depending on experience**

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of NPD and the NPD team on a day to day basis.
  • Develop and deliver new products in a timely manner to ensure all products are technically compliant to the brand and retailer requirements.
  • Understand which attributes of products and packs are important for customers and consumers while ensuring labour standards are appropriate.
  • Manage the timelines to ensure briefs can be delivered in time right first time.
  • Attend internal weekly brand & retailer meetings.
  • Ability to access and utilize data gathered in the recipe management system so that products can be efficiently designed.
  • Work closely and communicate effectively with the Process Team to ensure recipes and products are appropriate for the factory capabilities.
  • Manage the raw materials for NPD.
  • Manage the samples that are required for nutritional purposes & for customers efficiently so all are prepared, labelled and dispatched correctly.

Experience and Skills required:

  • Relevant NPD experience within food, drinks or FMCG considered.
  • Passion for new product development and food.
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Drive and passion to bring new bluesky products to the market.

Full job spec on application.

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

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