Product Development Manager

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Product Development Manager

  • Location:

    Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Consumer Goods

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000

  • Job ref:

    TM1467

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-15

Alexander Steele has partnered with a B Corp that is producing a range of environmentally sustainable products. They work with some leading global FMCG businesses within the Food, Beverages, Home and Personal care industries and they have an exciting opportunity for a Product Development Manager to Lead a team of scientists and lab assistants to meet the company’s Food ingredient and product commercialisation objectives. Key responsibilities include: • Leading the planning, design, and execution of food ingredient related Research & Development projects, with the support of the senior team. • Be the key contact for technical customer support queries, providing scientific and technical process support. • Lead the internal quality and regulatory team to ensure that ingredients used on food applications meet statutory and customer standards. • Develop specifications for the company’s food products portfolio Salary will be circa £45,000 to £50 000, plus Share Options and benefits. Hybrid remote working offered with travel to their Cambridgeshire based office 2 to 3 days a week. The Candidate Experience: • A Bachelor’s or MSc degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry or equivalent. • Product Development/Research & Development management experience within a Food, Beverages/Drinks, or Ingredient’s manufacturing environment. • You must have an excellent understanding of Food polymer science and formulation, as well as processing technologies and end-user applications across Food and Beverage markets. • Proven experience of effectively managing teams with strong project management and leadership skills. • Ability to undertake multiple projects simultaneously to deliver against tight deadlines and to contribute both as part of a team and individually. This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing B Corp business, proactively making a positive impact on Environmental sustainability.
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