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NPD Coordinator

  • Location:

    Kent

  • Sector:

    Food, Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Luan Harrison

  • Job ref:

    LH 18294

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

NPD Coordinator / Food Manufacturing / Kent

£32,000.00 to £35,000.00 + package

Are you passionate about driving innovation and ensuring projects are executed flawlessly? We are seeking an NPD Coordinator to collaborate with the Senior Innovations Manager & NPD Manager on exciting NPD projects. Your role will be crucial in meeting key deadlines and fostering effective communication throughout the NPD process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead NPD accounts and provide support across additional accounts as needed.
  • Collaborate closely with various internal stakeholders to manage customer briefs and tenders effectively.
  • Coordinate concept to launch processes on key accounts, ensuring alignment with customer teams.
  • Assist in sourcing raw materials, coordinating sampling, and conducting pre-production trials.
  • Maintain NPD project trackers and attend weekly NPD meetings.
  • Support departmental continuous improvement initiatives and contribute to innovation efforts.

What We're Looking For:

  • Working knowledge of retailer requirements for sample submissions.
  • Experience with Critical Pathway/Concept to Launch processes.
  • HACCP Level 2 certification (highly advantageous).
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a NPD role previously for a food business
  • Full driving licence and car
  • Strong team player with excellent organisational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

What they Offer:

  • Hybrid working options.
  • Medicash allowances for health-related expenses.
  • Free on-site parking with electric charge points.
  • Company annual bonus and staff events.
  • On-site staff restaurant with subsidised meals.

Apply Today!

If you're ready to make a difference in a dynamic environment, apply now and be a part of the innovative team

Don't miss this opportunity to grow your career with us! Apply now or call luan@morepeople for an informal chat on 01780 480530