Junior Product Development Chef
Junior Product Development Chef
Job ref: 60814 | £20,000 - £25,000 | Home Counties / South Central
We are seeking a talented individual to join a leading provider of premium quality products to food manufacturers, food service and retailers throughout the UK. The business has undergone significant growth due to their dedication to exceptional customer service and high quality products.
The purpose of your role as Junior Product Development Chef, will be to assist in the development of new and existing products and be an active member of the development team. You will perform kitchen based recipe development for company and customer development ensuring that the project is delivered within the timescales agreed, coordinate trials with production and to manage the scale up and handover of new products, monitor early production to ensure delivery of the desired new product, accurately cost new products and product changes plus evaluate all new suppliers and ingredients introduced as part of the products you develop. You will also perform key technical tasks including the generation of labels, product specifications, work instructions, nutritional information and process control sheets for all products developed or changed.
To be considered for the Junior Product Development Chef job, you will be educated to a degree level or equivalent in a food technology discipline or possess extensive bakery experience. Previous experience of working as an NPD Chef is highly desirable as is specifications, supplier and ingredients knowledge. You will have a natural passion for food, especially baking, be highly organised and be able to manage your own workload.
The Junior Product Development Chef job is based in Home Counties / South Central region and is paying £20,000 - £25,000 according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
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