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Senior NPD Designer

England, Cambridgeshire, Alconbury
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

Job Details

Senior NPD Designer - Flowers


We are excited to announce an opportunity for a dynamic and experienced Senior NPD Designer to join this growing business. As a Senior NPD Designer, you will play a pivotal role in driving innovation, managing end-to-end NPD/EPD projects, and contributing to the overall success of the business.

The role
  • Work collaboratively with the Head of Commercial to develop and implement the development plan for retail customers.
  • Manage the product development team, overseeing NPD/EPD projects across specific customers.
  • Lead the design process from concept through first production, collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrate leadership by setting an example, showcasing passion for products, understanding financial and commercial requirements
  • Communicate and manage critical paths, control resources, and work closely with procurement for leading-edge innovation and cost-saving opportunities.
  • Gain a deep understanding of consumer wants and needs to innovate new products and processes
  • Provide all necessary customer paperwork for NPD samples.

The candidate:
  • Ideally educated to degree level in horticulture, food science, technology, or a related discipline.
  • Possess excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Remain calm under pressure with a keen attention to detail.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Experience delivering customer presentations.
  • Passion for flowers and horticulture.
  • Self-starter, able to work on your own initiative with adaptability to business requirements.
  • Convey credibility, confidence, and gravitas.
  • Strong team player.

If you are a passionate and experienced Senior NPD Designer ready to make a significant impact in a thriving company, please call Luan @ Morepeople for a confidential chat or apply now.


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Company info
01780 480530
Riverside Suite
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road

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