Product Developer (3 month FTC)

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
14 Jan 2019
Ref
Y5790
Contract Type
Contract

The Company

This premium brand are rapidly expanding with ambitions to be the greatest in their sector through captivating consumers with their culinary creations and inspired flavour combinations. To help them expand they need a highly talented, engaging and tenacious Product Developer to join them for a 3 month contract.

The Role

This is a great opportunity to gain insight and exposure as a key member of the Development team in a broad role within a vibrant, burgeoning business. You’ll liaise with the marketing, brand and technical departments collaborating with everyone and be given the opportunity to be part of the company’s ambitious expansion plans.

You’ll be given the chance to get stuck in with this dedicated innovations team, supporting the development of inspirational products that are first to market. Using your amazing food skills and knowledge of the latest trends you’ll help develop new ideas and flavour combinations as well as ensuring the existing portfolio is performing well, tweaking products to reflect changes in the market, ingredients or costs.

In addition, you’ll use your strong organisational skills to arrange product benchmarking, quality panels, assist in NPD reviews and carry out competitor analysis work whilst assisting with recipe development in line with customer expectations and feedback.

The Candidate

We're looking for a talented Product Developer who has the creative and commercial panache to assist with key NPD projects for a fast paced brand. You must have an exceptional palate, really understand flavour profiles and how to translate food trends into ‘first to market’ products.

Experience will have been gained within food from either a manufacturing, brand or retail environment but you must have proven NPD successes, can hold your own when it comes to recipe development and be comfortable briefing suppliers. You’ll also need to have first class communication and organisational skills as you will be organising meetings and running panels.

If you're a food fanatic looking to sink your teeth into very unique opportunity apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

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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.

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