NPD Manager (Food Manufacturing / Bakery)

Job title : NPD Manager (Food Manufacturing / Bakery)
Location : Edinburgh
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Weronika Jasek
Contact email : weronika@talentogroup.co.uk

​We are searching for a fantastic New Product Development Manager to join a
centre of excellence and was where the magic happened to create the Maltesers
Biscuit which is now the biggest biscuit launch of 2020. You will get to work
alongside innovative teams and individuals every single day and get access to
our amazing NPD Kitchen onsite. 

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

To be an NPD Manager, we are looking for someone to have a Food
Science, Food Technology, or relevant science related degree.

Previous experience as an NPD Manager or senior NPD/R&D Product
Development Technologist who is ready to take the next step. It would be great
if you can demonstrate the scaling up process from trial to a commercial
manufacturing operation. 

Experience of working in a commercial manufacturing environment where baking
has been a key element in the manufacturing process would be ideal, as would
being able to demonstrate experience in building successful retailer
relationships.

Final part of the mix.

Strong communication skills with the ability to build relationships with key
stakeholders quickly, not afraid to get hands on and is passionate and creating
exciting products.

You may have had experience or be interested in the following: NPD Manager,
New Product Development, Food Consultant, Innovation Manager, Senior
Development Technologist, Food Manufacturing, Interim NPD Manager, R&D etc