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Product Innovation Manager - Food Industry - Chipping Campden

Product Innovation Manager - Food Industry - Chipping Campden

Salary: £50,000 pa

Key words: Food industry, food manufacturing, food technology

The company

Our client provides scientific, technical, and legislative support to the food, drinks and allied industries worldwide.

The practical application of technical excellence lies at the heart of all that they do and is supported by their industry-leading facilities, expertise and knowledge.

From analysis and testing and operational support to knowledge management, all their activities are built on an extensive programme of research and innovation steered by industry to ensure maximum commercial relevance.

They provide services to companies all along the supply chain and many of their clients are major Blue Chip companies and household names.

The Role

The successful Product Innovation Manager will lead, grow and develop the product innovation offering through forward looking technical research and proactive relationship building with key clients.

This will be through the stimulation and creation of new research and development projects that take the team forward into new areas of technology.
The project will be a mix of long term research and shorter, contract consultancy projects some delivered by the job holder but with support of the team in many aspects.
You will manage the team through development and implementation of a mix of, research, consultancy and training projects across the broad spectrum of Product Innovation topics.
Being an expert in current best practice in systems and practice in product innovation, keep at the forefront of development of new skills and knowledge across the Product Innovation area from idea generation to manufacture.

You will work with the multidisciplinary teams in the Centre of Technical Excellence to develop product innovation services that support innovation : formulation, technology and processing.

You will be responsible for the development and