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Part time NPD cooked meats specialist

Andover, Surrey, United Kingdom, £ £ 40000.00-50000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


This is a part-time (20-25 hours a week) opportunity to specialize in the NPD of cooked, ready to eat meat products, working with a supplier of over 50 brands and 500 products to the UK retail sector.

Responsible for leading or supporting NPD projects through from initial concept to launch including:

* Championing brands & Customer Own Label NPD work

* Creating the supporting documents for product development

* Coordinating internal team inputs and policies into creating product briefs

* Ensuring new products meet customer requirements and policies

* Managing pipeline for development opportunities

* Liaising with suppliers on new products

* Evaluating new products against sustainability criteria


* Strong Interpersonal skills

* Good communication skills

* Logical thinker with attention to detail

* Good organisation skills and ability to manage own workload within tight deadlines

* Computer literate, familiar with Microsoft office suite

* Presentation skills

* Ability to influence others

* Problem solving skills


* Experience with working with at least one of the UK major retailers or working within a manufacturer environment

* A passion for food; cooking or eating out

* Good communication skills, a like for talking to people

* Composure, resilience and ability to cope under pressure

* Experience working within NPD cured, ready to eat meats

* Confident, self-starter

* Pragmatic approach able to work effectively in cross-functional teams

* Good time management skills and ability to prioritize workload

* Adaptable

* Maintain up to date knowledge of legislation and retail customer's requirements

* Will be required to travel and stay away from home on ad hoc occasions

* Halal knowledge/experience a bonus

A great time to join this expanding business

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KPI Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

All candidates registering with KPI Recruitment Ltd. will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for their position

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Andover, Surrey, United Kingdom
£ £ 40000.00-50000.00 Annual Annual