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NPD Project Coordinator

Date: 03-Mar-2023

Location: Middlesbrough, MDB, GB, TS2 1XA

Company: Glanbia

Join the World's #1 Sports Nutrition Company and inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals!


At Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), our mission is to inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals! We are a global leader in the performance nutrition industry and have a portfolio of ten brands, including Optimum Nutrition (ON), BSN, Isopure, SlimFast, Body&Fit, Nutramino, Think!, and Amazing Grass.


This role is responsible for the management and timely delivery of the Innovation and Renovation Pipeline within Product Supply for our Middlesbrough manufacturing site through cross-functional liaison, ensuring consistency with manufacturing strategy and capabilities.


The opportunity:

  • Support and champion product and packaging projects through the innovation process 
  • Manage NPD Innovation Pipeline Meetings, ensuring the agenda and minutes are effectively communicated to all stakeholders. Ensure these meetings drive successful project launches on time.
  • Support the commercial teams by acting as an intermediate between them and the manufacturing site.
  • Through cross functional liaison ensure that all projects are ‘factory fit’ and costed accordingly.
  • Oversee the management of overall project timelines; establish an effective early-warning system for deadline challenges and develop appropriate work-around strategies to ensure final end delivery on-time.
  • Facilitate and coordinate project team by maintaining/updating the Innovation Pipeline tracker.
  • Instigate Post Launch Review process on key launches with cross-functional teams, driving through actions & improvements to conclusion.


What you will bring to GPN:

  • Proven experience/background of successful project management leadership, preferably within a FMCG Supply Chain environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Strong process skills, time management and ability to prioritise.
  • Ability to multi-task, stay on-track and engage & lead cross-functional team projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Team player with a sense of fun.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently.
  • Ability to think on feet in a changing environment.


What we would like to offer you:

  • The opportunity to shape your career in our global organisation that is championing the healthy lifestyle movement!
  • Our Smart Working model advocates well-being by providing you with a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.
  • Discount on our GPN products and access to our nutritional experts through our Sports Nutrition School! 


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.