Prouct Development Manager

Administration, Management
Job Type:
Salary range:
£30,000 - £34, 999
£30,000 - £35,000
Start Date:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Job Ref:

Product Development Manager
£30-£35k DOE

NPD Project Manager will be responsible for the development and execution of new products for a brand leader in UK market with increasing exposure in US and international markets. This NPD role, positioned within the Operations department, will ensure that products ideas briefed by the marketing team are developed and delivered in warehouse in time for launch, achieving required quality level at the right price in line with company targets.


 NPD management:

o Develop products briefed by Marketing team in accordance with company’s target and supplier matrix
o Establish clear timelines and ensure relevant teams follow through with tasks by established key dates
o Responsible for all NPD communication with suppliers including explaining projects, gathering costs, coordinating lead-times, requesting samples, sending product specifications, etc.
o Update Project Management system
o Ensure all new products have been tested, assessed and approved by Regulatory Dpt in advance of order placement
o Organise NPD GATE meetings with relevant key stakeholders
o Attend and manage weekly meetings with UK and US teams
o Escalate issues and delays promptly for speedy resolution
o Handover of relevant product information to Purchasing, QC and Sales teams
o Maintain all NPD related information up-to-date and correctly saved for easy access
o Communicate the timings of UK orders to Sales and Marketing and NPD US
o Obtain cost, codes
o Liaise with teams to ensure forecasts/ presentations match PO times
o Present prices and margins to sales and Marketing (profitable project) before proceeding
o Create specs if required
o Chase UK labels making and approval in time and with all teams OK (often UK teams left out)
o Set up in the system/ Handover to purchasing

Contact Details:
Uxbridge Employment Agency
Tel: 01895 520 700
Contact: dana balac

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