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NPD Manager

14/03/23 Westmeath Neg

Permanent full-time

Fantastic opportunity for a Senior NPD Manager to join an award winning FMCG based in Westmeath.

Full-time, permanent opportunity with a negotiable salary.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong & lasting relationships with customers by continual communications by way of updates and NPD plans.
  • Manage the innovation pipeline in line with business plans.
  • Ensure that all new products are developed in line with product briefs. 
  • Working closely with customers and all internal teams in delivering new ideas/ existing product improvements. 
  • Develop critical paths for new product development, including customer samples, laboratory samples, pre-production trials, production sign off and launch and any other customer requirements.
  • Source the raw materials and packaging for upcoming projects.
  • Ensure that all products launched are in compliance with food safety legislation, brand and retailer requirements.
  • Create & review product recipes and specifications. 
  • Liaise with all functions including Sales, Purchasing, Production and Technical. 


Key Skills and Experience required:

  • Experience in a Prepared Consumer Foods (PCF) environment.
  • Previous experience as an NPD manager in a FMCG.
  • Passion of food and  knowledge of food trends.
  • Excellent communication and technical skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deliver on deadlines.
  • Able to work both as an individual & a team player.
  • Strong organisational skills.


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lilyanna McCaul at or call 01 8788240 for more information.

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