NPD Manager / Bath / Superfoods / £££ Competitive
FWD are delighted to be working with this innovative and pioneering Superfoods business who are looking for an experienced NPD Manager to be based in beautiful offices just outside of Bath.
- Lead development process on new products
- Develop/reformulate Nutrition quality formulas
- Lead product development
- Evaluate product properties through instrumental and other appropriate testing.
- Review materials and finished goods to ensure that the nutritional information is accurate
- Organise and manage taste panels
- Assist in generation of concepts and market trends
- Brief suppliers on new ingredients working to technical, operational and commercial constraints
- Support other teams to bring products to successful launch
- Approving packaging/product compliance
- Creating product specifications properties.
- Create and/or review and approve technical documents to support developmental projects
- Develop manufacturing processes for development projects
- Develop specifications for new and/or reformulated products
- Source and approve new and/or alternate raw materials.
- At least 2 years' experience in NPD food manufacturing environment
- Understanding of NPD processes concept through to launch
- Enthusiastic and proactive personality, excellent communication skills, work well as part of a team
- Able to work well under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines
- Understanding of industry standards and compliance
- Strong data management skills, included expertise searching and establishing Excel databases.
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Self-motivated and enthusiastic