Role details

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NPD Manager Cereals

England   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Rewarding role where innovation and creativity is central to success
  • Own your own projects in a well known leader within the Cereals Industry

About Our Client

Our client are a rapidly growing beverage and cereals company who specialise in value added products. They are a top tier supplier to major retail and food service customers. A specialist in the Cereal Industry this Australian owned business prides themselves on their quality and service levels and as such are a market leader across Asia Pacific.

Job Description

The predominant function of this role is to work within the Research and Development team to bring products from concept to commercialisation. As a Product Development Specialist, your duties will include:

  • Handling new product and process development for cereal products.
  • Monitoring the new product processing procedure and schedule.
  • Conducting pilot plant and factory test runs.
  • Dealing effectively with suppliers and customers
  • Maintaining quality system and compliance throughout the development process and manufacturing process.
  • Liaison with the customer, marketing, quality and production departments with new product launches.

The Successful Applicant

Will be able to answer 'yes' to the following experience and attributes:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years experience in a product development role within the cereal industry
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in food science or cereal science
  • Exposure to working with baked products will be viewed extremely favourable
  • Ability to build strong relationships with varied stakeholders and excellent communication skills
  • Interest in the food markets and trends
  • Experience working with customer specifications

What's on Offer

This role offers a varied challenge and direct exposure to all aspects of Concept to Launch. The successful applicant will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. Opportunities for progression through the company will be offered to outstanding performers.