Posted Thursday 29 October 2020
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NPD / Process Project Manager

North West England

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NPD Project Manager




Up to £40k

We’re currently working with a contract manufacturing business based in the North West. They manufacture beauty and cosmetic products on behalf of well-known brands and retailers both in the UK and worldwide. Due to continued growth, they’re looking to recruiting an NPD Project Manager to work on new exciting projects.

The Role:

  • Support the business with a clearly defined NPD Tracker to ensure all teams are up to date regarding product launches and critical dates & deadlines
  • Review formulation briefs viability.  This is to include a review of filling and mixing equipment.  This will be done in consultation with production managers and process chemists.
  • Support the NPD/Techical Director to define product strategy and take ownership of timeline management  
  • Ensure all product submissions are managed and recorded and presented for approval where required
  • Keep abreast of the competitive set with regular updates to wider team
  • Work across teams to help and support where required with product information
  • Be commercially aware during all aspects of development and ensure product costs are as accurate as possible
  • Review testing status before production begins.   Advise any challenges.
  • Ensure scale up is done successfully and as planned
  • Source and manage existing and new supply base

The Ideal Candidate

  • Minimum of 3+ years working within a Product Development role in beauty and costmetics
  • Understanding and experience of global product management from cradle to grave
  • Strong communication skills and collaborative personality
  • Highly organised, with meticulous attention to detail and deadlines and an ability to balance creative intuition with commercial acumen

The basic salary for the role is up to £50k. If you’re interested in apply, please click the apply button to apply via our website.

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