Supplier and NPD Manager (food industry)

Lokalizacja łódzkie
Rodzaj umowy Pełen etat
Opublikowane prawie 2 lat temu
Nr Ref. 138231

Treść oferty

Our client is international importer and distributor of food products. They are currently seeking experienced candidate for the position of Supplier and NPD Manager.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage projects with current and new suppliers from idea through to launch.
  • Work closely with purchasing function in sourcing, developing and monitoring new and existing supplier base.
  • Contribute new ideas and ensure the launch of new products is smooth and on time.
  • Lead team meetings with suppliers’ NPD & commercial teams to ensure coordination between them and head-office and that effective controls are in place.
  • Visit suppliers from time to time to ensure projects/production are on target and according to agreed specification.
  • Work with packaging and artwork design.
  • From time to time, assist sales management in organising inward buyer visits to Poland and communicating with customers.
  • Work closely with Purchasing, Technical, NPD and Sales team at head office.


  • A Leader with a positive and ‘can do’ attitude. A solutions seeker.
  • Excellent project manager and team player with solid organisational and communication skills.
  • Relevant experience in food industry, ideally in added value Poultry and/or Coatings.
  • Comfortable when working with commercial and NPD/technical teams.
  • A recognised qualification in a food science or management discipline with 5 years + work experience.
  • Positive personality.
  • Flexible and ambitious.
  • Numerate – with good Excel skills.
  • Excellent Polish and English.
  • Clean driving licence.


  • Stable employment within dynamic international company.
  • Possibility to take part in challenging and interesting projects.
  • Attractive salary.
  • Permanent or B2B contract - depending on candidate's preferences.
  • Tools: car, laptop, phone.

Other notes

If you are interested in this position please send your CV in English.

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