Greencore Group

Product Development Controller (12 Month FTC)

Location
Northampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
30 Jul 2019
Ref
TP/22308/3653
Contact
Ms Holly Healey
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This is a fabulous opportunity to join a growing innovation team within an industry leading food manufacturing business on a 12 month FTC 

As Product Development Controller, you will drive progression along the critical path within Product Development and work as the internal stakeholder to drive customer agenda on site and effectively deliver future business planning.


Main responsibilities

Working alongside the Marketing and Commercial teams, you will identify and suggest food trends to influence concept direction, aligned to the category vision. You’ll also be looking to identify new and existing opportunities within the category.

 

 

A key focus of the role will be around building strong relationships, both internally and externally, to manage the customer’s Product Development relationship. You’ll act as the customer’s voice on site to ensure that any issues are identified and resolved swiftly.


Ideal candidate

 

 

 

Experience of working with M&S is essential. 

 

You’ll have worked in a similar role and have a strong understanding of the principles and tools of product development and strategic management. 

 

 

You’ll have experience of leading and developing a team alongside the ability to influence through effective relationships with multiple stakeholders.

 

 

 

Comfortable managing a budget and with strong customer focus in your mind at all times, you will be able to easily build sustained relationships. Alongside strong commercial acumen, you’ll have strong project management experience and be at ease preparing and delivering presentations.

 

 

Within the role of Product Development Controller, a good knowledge of food is a must, with previous experience within a food manufacturing environment.


About the company

Greencore Group is a fast growing, international convenience food leader, having doubled our sales over the past 5 years. We’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too. 

 

 

We value our people and we expect our people to work the Greencore Way (check out our LinkedIn page or https://www.greencore.com/about-us/the-greencore-way for more information on this)

 

 

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