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NPD Manager - MyProtein at The Hut Group
London, Manchester, GB

Role Description

THG's primary focus is health, beauty, prestige and nutrition related consumer goods. The company owns and operates many leading brands including LookFantastic.com, Grow Gorgeous, Mio Skincare, ESPA and MyProtein.com - The world’s #1 online sports nutrition brand.

THG Brands - Health

Myprotein is THG’s largest brand. You will find an unrivalled passion from the staff in Myprotein, whose dedication over the years have turned it into market leader in multiple territories globally. Myprotein, from production through to PR, is a large single unit working consistently to deliver rapid growth in a fast moving industry. Innovation, creativity and resourcefulness are common characteristic of the staff across all departments in this ever expanding team.

Due to rapid growth of our Myprotein business globally we are looking to recruit an experienced NPD Manager with experience developing new Sports Nutrition products to join the team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Initiate the development process on new products;
  • Develop/reformulate robust quality formulas
  • Lead product development from lab to scale up.
  • Perform variety of laboratory tests including stability and compatibility.
  • Evaluate product properties through instrumental and other appropriate testing.
  • Review materials and finished goods to ensure that the nutritional information is accurate
  • Organise and manage taste panels
  • Assist in generation of concepts and market trends
  • Brief suppliers on new ingredients working to technical, operational and commercial constraints
  • Support other teams to bring products to successful launch
  • Approving packaging/product compliance
  • Creating product specifications properties.
  • Create and/or review and approve technical documents to support developmental projects
  • Develop manufacturing processes for development projects
  • Develop specifications for new and/or reformulated products
  • Source and approve new and/or alternate raw materials.

REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for this role you will need to have
  • Sports science/Food technology degree or equivalent
  • At least 2 years’ experience in NPD food manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of NPD processes concept through to launch
  • Enthusiastic and proactive personality, excellent communication skills, work well as part of a team
  • Able to work well under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Understanding of industry standards and compliance
  • Strong data management skills, included expertise searching and establishing Excel databases.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic

BENEFITS

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite Doctor
  • Employee discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme



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