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New Product Development Manager

Job Title: New Product Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Parramatta, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Six Figure salary package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH16873_1553121755
Contact Name: Gry Jochumsen
Contact Email: gryj@sixdegreesexecutive.com.au
Job Published: March 20, 2019 22:42

Job Description

About the Company

Join an iconic Australian value-add manufacturer, who is in a growing market and continue to invest in their R&D initiatives and team. Lead a high-performing team as the NPD Manager, driving people development and end to end innovation cycles in a fast-paced environment.

About the Role

You will be an integral part of the technical team, and the focus is on new product development, short time to market and innovation within the team.

  • Support the overall NPD strategy and manage multiple concurrent NPD projects
  • Lead the launch of products in the Australian and international markets from concept to launch
  • Drive delivery of the NPD calendar in accordance with budget restraints
  • Ensure compliance with quality standards and customer processes
  • Develop strong relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Team coaching and development
  • Maintain an excellent understanding of food category trends, ingredients, packaging and technologies

Skills & Experience

It is important that you are looking for a long-term role, with a business that will provide career development, stability and investment in R&D. You need to have most of the below criteria:

  • Tertiary Food Science qualifications
  • NPD team leadership experience
  • Ideally from a short shelf-life food category or meat
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and working effectively cross-functionally
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and agile environment
  • Keen to join a positive and high-performing team

How to Apply

Click on the APPLY button with your resume or contact Gry Jochumsen on (02) 8024 7114 for a confidential discussion