NPD Manager- Food | Collins McNicholas

NPD Manager- Food

  • Reference: AJ42346
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Leinster, Longford, Offaly
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Role of the NPD Manager:

The successful person will have responsibility for the delivery of new products and processes to the market based upon agreed strategic targets and goals.  To have a passion for good food and a strong knowledge of the market and trends etc.  A strong leader with the ability to work effectively with others. The NPD Manager will be responsible for dealing and communicating with Irish & UK Retailers and will also need to demonstrate successful development & launch achievements.

NPD Manager responsibilities:

  • responsibility for managing and supporting the delivery of innovative high-quality products.

  • Concept and development of products on a test bakery scale
  • Scale up to drive required characteristics on a high volume automated line
  • Transfer of knowledge to deliver product quality and consistency

Key Experience & Skills:

  • Food Science/Technology degree or similar
  • Management experience preferred within the Consumer Food industry (Bakery experience a plus) – Ideally 5 plus years
  • Experience of managing projects from inception, development through to implementation
  • Good ingredient and process understanding
  • Natural culinary flair and a strong passion for food!
  • Strong leadership, communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Experienced with Irish & UK Retailers

Full spec on request!

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job description (or more information on the role), please contact Tina Egan on 09064 78104or email

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