Are you an NPD enthusiast looking to take the next step in your career? Our client is part of a prominent chilled manufacturing group operating across several sites in the UK and internationally. They are now seeking a Product & Process Developer to join their dynamic team to help deliver amazing products for their prestigious retail customers.
Developing products within the fast moving chilled sector you’ll be responding to customer briefs and using your creative flair to drive exciting new concepts that reflect up and coming food trends. Your role will encompass all stages of innovation from idea generation and development to consumer testing, factory trials and full scale launch to market. You’ll work with key retail customers on a daily basis, keeping them updated on the critical path and product progress
You’ll be required to compose cooking instructions ensuring they are in line with customer and safety requirements whilst managing suppliers to guarantee budget objectives are met in line with business strategy. In addition you’ll work closely with the commercial team seeking out new opportunities, conducting range reviews and benchmarking your ideas against competitors to make sure your streets ahead.
We are looking for an ambitious food science graduate who has gained valuable NPD concept to launch experience within a dynamic food manufacturing environment. With a proven track record of developing concepts for the UK retailers you’ll be able to demonstrate your excellent project management skills in order to launch successful products into the market place. You’ll also need to have great communication skills as you’ll be liaising with internal teams as well as suppliers and a key customer base.
So if you are looking for your next challenge where you can enhance your NPD skills within a supportive food company then apply now or contact Rachel on 0345 2600 737.
Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.