Your new company
New Product Development Assistant Manager required for a growing & successful food production company in County Down. This multi-site business is at the forefront of innovation / development and is now looking for an experienced professional to join the team on a full-time, permanent basis.
Your new role
Reporting to the NPD Manager the New Product Development Assistant will support the NPD Team ensuring that the NPD process is running smoothly by managing projects within agreed timescales, recording recipe data following successful kitchen trials, assisting with New Product Development launches, developing existing products including recipe or packaging changes, liaise with suppliers on new ingredients & packaging, calculate nutritional data and complete finished product specifications, carry out sensory analysis, complete costings and prepare samples for presentation & despatch.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for the role of New Product Development Assistant Manager you must be degree educated in a relevant discipline such as Food Science, Food Technology, Food Nutrition and Health, Food Safety & Quality Management with at least 2 years' previous experience in a similar role working in a busy food manufacturing environment. You must have meticulous attention to detail, especially with regard to food hygiene and safety; and have first class Customer Relationship building skills with regards to client transactions. You must be highly competent at being able to communicate, articulate and present your ideas in a clear & positive manner with internal colleagues and external customers.
What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary plus benefits and have the opportunity to work for a successful, innovative and growing business with a AA+ BRC grade.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or contact Andy Smolenski via LinkedIn. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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