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NPD Account Manager; Food Industry; Bantry

NPD Account Manager; Food Industry; Bantry

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    4 days ago

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    Loren Pey

Job description

About Your New Employer 

  • Our Client develops branded and private label seafood products for the Irish and European retail market 
  • A family business, operating in the seafood industry for over 30 years 
  • Based in Scenic West Cork with an outlet in Cork City 

About Your New Role 

  • Ensuring all new products are consistently delivering for the consumer while meeting the agreed standards for the product
  • To take lead and assist on NPD & EPD projects through the NPD process for concept to Launch, working cross functionally to deliver innovation and renovation projects.
  • Ensuring 100% compliance with all policies and legislation & the agreed standards of the product, customer and business are met
  • Coordinate the daily NPD process of line extension and brand pack -resizing projects from project brief, right through to launch
  • Developing a clear and concise understanding of the business priorities and playing a vital part in delivering the guiding principle of lowest cost
  • Liaising with Key Account Retail Customers and delivering NPD projects at Customer meetings and action/resolve any project issues that arise, seek guidance for the NPD account manager where necessary
  • Contributing to, and taking lead on innovative R&D Projects
  • Continually researching markets and technologies to develop new product concepts

What Skills You Need 

  • A Third level degree in Food Technology, Food Science
  • 5 years hands on experience in a Food Development Role in the FMCG sector.
  • Excellent Project management, communication, negotiation and analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of benchmarking as well as Product and Packaging cost modelling
  • Good Working knowledge of pack copy process and packaging management tools
  • A love of food, Fish and the latest trends
  • Quality systems e.g. BRC Standard, HACCP systems, Allergen control, ETC
  • Good technical knowledge of specification and customer systems such as TTL, WAVE, Igloo or similar
  • Availability for flexible working hours and travel

What's Next?

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current job opportunity please contact Loren Pey on 021-4847137 / lpey at

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