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New Product Development (NPD) Specialist - Meat

Field Based
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Shift Details:
Monday to Friday - Days - Field Based
Work Level:
Work Level 3
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
27 Sep 2021
About The Role

We have a new job vacancy for a New Product Development Specialist – Meat to join our Woodheads manufacturing site at Colne.. In this job role the successful candidate will manage the New Product Development (NPD) process from Concept to Launch for all products that have meat as a component. 

About the Job

In this role you will ensure the Existing Product Development (EPD) and (NPD) end to end processes are completed, on time and in full. The successful candidate will ensure we get the right cuts, cures & smokes on our meats and raw materials which match the initial brief for a finished product. 

You will support the NPD Teams at other sites to deliver to their briefs for new product development & existing product improvements as well as regularly updating key stakeholders on all projects involving all Woodheads sites. You will be dealing with the 3 sites in Woodheads & up to 5 manufacturing sites across meat, cooked meats, pies, pastries, fish & prepared vegetables.  Therefore this role does incorporate regularly travel to our other Manufacturing sites such as Spalding, Winsford, Deeside & Bradford Farmers Boy. There will also be occasions for you to visit Head Office in Bradford and you may have less frequent visits to Worsley, Grimsby & Turriff.

About You

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Chilled market/ industry knowledge would be desirable
  • Knowledge of product development processes.
  • Virtual team management and development skills
  • The ability to lead the build of an industry leading range or product from a project brief.
  • Enthusiasm and drive to deliver results
  • Commercial judgement
  • Ability to act decisively to resolve problems
  • Structured approach to planning and organising work
  • Account management and / or product development skills.
About The Company
From a Bradford market stall to the UK’s 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer.
We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK at just under 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 18 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 6 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet.
Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and over 110,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our Morrisons.com service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.
We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and #wemakemorrisons.
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