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Innovation & Insights
NPD Innovation Leader
Sydney City & East
Permanent Full Time

To deliver on Lion’s strategic marketplace and workplace objectives, we are looking for a Supply Chain NPD Innovation Leader to join our team. 


You will be responsible for the timely execution and delivery into market of new products (including new formats and technologies) through our supply chain. The SC NPD team is based in Sydney and engages nationally across all our sites.


Your key goals include -

  • Delivery of NPD across our Australian Supply Chain network, from feasibility assessment through to delivery into market
  • Coordination of internal and external resources to deliver on our new product plans
  • Facilitate value-adding partnerships across the wider Australian business, including Marketing, Innovation, Sales, Commercial, Technical, Quality, Procurement and Engineering, and many more to provide a coordinated Supply Chain solution
  • Represent Supply Chain on Venture Teams and support the venture teams on the successful launch of new products
  • Ensure Supply Chain Gate processes are achieved through the facilitation of supply chain evaluation processes across cost, capability, capacity and capital expenditure
  • Influence and partner a wide range of stakeholders to facilitate and deliver project outcomes


Key to your success will be -

  • Project management
  • Skilled in building trusting relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to influence and engage peers and leaders
  • Sound analytical and problem-solving capability
  • Ability to prioritise and achieve deadlines
  • Multi-role experience, ideally cross-functionally, with experience in production environments, packaging development and/or food/beverage manufacturing


In return you will join a supportive environment where you can grow, develop, and make an impact across the business. You will gain access to a great flexible working policy and a competitive salary structure.


At Lion, we choose to be a leader in driving inclusion, diversity and gender parity. We have an ambitious goal to reach at least 40% representation of both men and women in all teams in all areas of the business. Are you hesitating to apply because you don’t think you meet all of the criteria? If you believe you are aligned with our values at Lion, we’d encourage you to still click on that apply button so we can explore your unique skill set and the value you