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Our Client

Food Recruit are excited to continue our partnership with one of the largest meat manufacturing groups in the country. A FTSE 250 listed group employing over 2,500 people across six European sites. The site in Huntingdon is the market leader supplying over half a billion meals to UK consumers every year.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced NPD Manager to drive innovation in the largest category, Red Meats. The new NPD Manager will manage NPD & EPD projects so they launch on time & achieve commercial targets. Working cross functionally with Procurement, Production and Technical teams, you will drive innovation through the gate process from concept to store launch on a 6 to 24 month horizon.

Reporting to the NPD Controller, the new NPD Manager will join at an exciting period of change in the business with innovation at the heart of everything they do.

Objective Experience

We are seeking an experienced NPD Manager ideally from a meat of chilled foods background. To be successful in this role, we need a leader, a team player, a collaborator who likes to work cross functionally and takes pride in watching an idea becoming reality, placing the new exciting ideas in front of the consumers, driving shopping habits and capturing market trends.

Positive, can do, engaging, confident, inspiring and open to a challenge are all characteristics of the new NPD Manager to join this market leader

The Opportunity

You will be joining a company turning over £1.8b, they placed nobody on furlough during lockdown and are looking to further strengthen their position in the market by recruiting an out of the box, creative and driven thinker.

There is opportunity to prgress through the business and you will front and centre of driving the largest categories new and exciting products.

If you are an experienced NPD Manager from a meat or chilled foods background, then apply today

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Food Recruit can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your application, due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful, but we may keep your details on file for future opportunities

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