Product Developer

Recruiter
Location
South Yorkshire
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Nov 2016
Ref
Y5079
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

As part of one of the UK’s most prominent food groups this highly recognised food business supplies innovative and well-loved ranges of products to discerning consumers. This is an amazing chance to join this continually expanding company and help increase their market share.

The Role

In this diverse and rewarding role you’ll play an instrumental part in developing new and existing product ranges to keep up with brand and consumer expectations in this ever changing market. You will work as part of a large and supportive NPD team with specific category responsibility, taking the lead in developing and driving innovative product concepts. You'll work from the concept brief stage to product approval, creating commercially viable products that encompass new and seasonal food trends. You'll also be using your extensive food knowledge to source new ingredients and identify opportunities that will enhance products that taste great whilst being in line with brand values. In addition you’ll manage key retail accounts, developing influential business relationships and liaising regularly with other sites within the Group.

The Person

Suit a creative and tenacious Product Developer of graduate calibre who has worked in a similar complex chilled NPD role with proven experience of developing creative new products, delivering persuasive presentations and establishing relationships with a key customer base. You will have a resourceful and flexible approach to NPD processes coupled with amazing communication and organisation skills in order to work with your team to deliver successful NPD projects. Branded or own-label NPD experience within the chilled or frozen product areas would be desirable in order to excel in this role. Please note, a driving licence is essential for this position.

If you have a passion for food and are looking for the chance to make an impact with this thriving food business then apply now!

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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.