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Graduate New Product Development Officer

Muscle Food ( is the fastest growing sports nutrition company in the UK with customers ranging from Olympians, Celebrities and World Champion Boxers all the way to gym newbies looking to eat well and get fit!

It will be the main responsibility of the NPD Officer to work with the NPD Manager to develop new and innovative products to fulfil customer product briefs by exploring key food and ingredient trends, using new technology and processes to compete with the business’ competitors.

The NPD Officer will help engage with new and current suppliers as well as work closely with the commercial, technical, purchasing and operational teams to help ensure deliverance of quality and commercially viable products from concept to launch.

The Role:

  • To source and develop innovative products to meet customer and marketing briefs to an agreed critical path and ensuring compliance with customer technical policies and regulatory requirements.
  • To successfully communicate with other departments – Sales and Marketing, Production, Design and Development while maintaining key relationships with both customer and supplier technical contacts.
  • To ensure solutions created fit with our lowest cost provider model to ensure mass appeal while implementing solutions which work year round that are cost effective at low volumes and still function to the required quality at peak.
  • Oversee risk management, solving problems and identifying solutions.

What You Need:

  • A bachelor's degree. 
  • A passion for healthy living and Sports Nutrition essential.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to self-manage your own projects, time and priorities in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills.
  • Highly motivated and resilient.

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive salary.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Duvet Day plus your Birthday off.
  • Free cinema pass or gym membership
  • Discounted Muscle Food products.
  • A rapidly growing company with career progression opportunities.