Product Developer

2 days left

Home Counties / East Anglia
£18,000 - £20,000
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Developer

Job ref: 60726 | £18,000 - £20,000 pro rata | Home Counties / East Anglia

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to join an innovative, high quality manufacturer which supplies to various retailers throughout the UK. You will join a really friendly and supportive team with a fantastic, fun working atmosphere.

The job

As Product Developer and working as part of a talented team, the purpose of your role is to manage the product development plans for the business on both branded and non-branded products, represent the company with customers on all NPD related activities plus to support the product & ingredients innovation work streams for the business. You will be highly involved in project management from concept to launch, report on critical path progress, prepare customer presentations, liaise and meet with suppliers, carry out competitor and market reviews, artwork and packaging development & sign off, coordinate production samples for customers and identify gaps in the market.

Your experience

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual who is a degree holder within a food science / technology discipline (essential). Any previous food industry product development experience is highly desirable, however you will essentially be able to demonstrate a strong passion and interest for food, flavours and ingredients. You will have the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently plus work well under pressure and manage own workload with little supervision. A full UK valid driving licence is essential.

More details

The Product Developer job is based in the Home Counties / East Anglia region and is paying £18,000 - £20,000 pro rata according to individual skills and previous experience. This is an interim role with the duration to be confirmed.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want be considered for the Product Developer job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Suzy Standen-Payne, quoting job reference 60726.

What happens next?

After applying for this job, I will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

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