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New Product Development Manager

Job Introduction

We've got a fabulous opportunity to join the Product Development team at our Kiveton site as a Product Development Manager.

Role Responsibility

Within the role of Product Development Manager, you'll be introducing and refining new product concepts through the development process, ensuring that technical and quality standards are achieved.  You will build and maintain customer relationships, acting as the dedicated contact to provide accurate and consistent communication both internally and externally, ensuring any issues are identified and resolved quickly.

You'll input product knowledge and customer insight within the category team to ensure product development is aligned with all of the key customer requirements.

At Greencore, we really do put our people at the core of how we run our business, so there is a strong focus on looking after our people and our impact on the wider community.  You'll support this by creating an environment where individuals feel able to continuously challenge the status quo, embracing change and where they are encouraged to make decisions to drive continuous improvement.

The Ideal Candidate

You'll need to be of graduate calibre and with 5 years experience, preferably within the chilled environment, but the very least within a food or related discipline.  You'll also need to understand the retail environment and the principles and tools of category and strategic management.

Based on previous experience, you'll have a good understanding of food manufacturing principles with demonstrated leadership qualities.

We will need you to be at ease preparing and delivering a presentation and have a good understanding of Product Development terminology

It's imperative that you've had experience managing people, multiple projects or multiple sites and you must be mobile.

 

About the Company

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods.  Our ambition doesn't stop at being the world's largest sandwich producer, we're looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success.  People who innovate, create, lead and inspire.  We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.

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