Whitworths are the UK?s leader in dried fruits, nuts and seeds. We?re proud to be widely recognised and trusted by our working partners, international suppliers and, most importantly, by millions of customers as manufacturers of innovative, tasty, healthy products. It?s amazing what variety, product mixes and new product development can be achieved with a product portfolio of dried fruit, nuts, seed and beans, pulses and cereals, but as an experienced project manager working in a food manufacturing environment, you will know how to take a customer concept and work it through with our internal business areas to launch. This is a real hand on role ? understanding NPD, working with the customer to develop the concepts, the plan and the timelines; being the project lead and coordinator, making sure that all departments deliver their piece within the project. To achieve this, you will need to coordinate the project teams, create and run the critical paths, communicate updates and ensure accountability for actions, while maintaining regular and specific communication with the customer. Our ideal candidate will: Have relevant experience in NPD/project management working within FMCG Understand and manage a stage and gate process Be able to follow NPD processes Have a real love for food Be comfortable with creating and delivering customer presentations Ideally have wider knowledge of formulating and delivering marketing and sales plans, NPD, consumer led innovation and account experience Have excellent communication skills and the ability to be able to network and build relationships Be able to influence at all levels within an organisation to get the job done and project delivered. If this sounds like you, and you believe you have the skills and experience required to join the Whitworths' family, then click ?apply? now We look forward to receiving your application. Please note, Whitworths is committed to eradicating modern slavery from its business and within our supply chain. Our modern slavery statement is available on our web site. If you have any concerns, you can contact the following organisations: The Salvation Army Human Trafficking Helpline - (0300 303 8151 and the Modern Slavery Helpline (08000 121 700).