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NPD Project Manager 12 Month FTC

Location: Cavan, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 months ago
Role type: Contract
Industry: Science, Technology and Operations Practice (STO)
Contact name: Maeve Fahey
Contact email: maeve.fahey@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client are a nationwide market leading FMCG organisation, with two sites in Ireland. With a headcount of approximately 800 on site and an NPD & Technical team of 10, an opportunity for an NPD Project Manager has opened up. This is a 12 month fixed term contract, and an excellent opportunity for someone to develop their career in New Product Development.

The Role:

Duties and responsibilities of the NPD Project Manager include:

  • Working closely with customers to deliver on innovation & NPD projects
  • Manage the NPD process for your customers/projects from concept through to launch & post launch
  • Sourcing ingredients & packaging for new &/or existing products
  • Conducting product & factory trials, managing pre & 1st production runs
  • Product Costings
  • Training of QA and Production Staff on new product introductions or changes to existing products
  • Involvement in customer/quality audits as required
  • Develop excellent relationships with your customers

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have qualifications & experience in the following:

  • BSc in Food Science or similar preferred
  • 1+ years' experience in NPD in food manufacturing
  • Have a proven track record of delivering NPD projects
  • Excellent organisational & time management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/priorities
  • Excellent communication skills - written & verbal

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Maeve Fahey at HRM on +353 1 6321885 for a confidential discussion.

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Maeve Fahey

Science Recruitment Consultant

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