Product Developer

South East
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This is an excellent chance to join an exciting and rapidly evolving business. This innovative food company have ambitions to make a real impact in the market place and be the envy of their competitors with delicious foodie fare that appeals to the epicures as well as the everyman as they focus on innovation, quality and service.

The Role

A great opportunity to gain insight and exposure as a key member of the Development team in a broad role within a vibrant, creative business. As you put on your researcher hat to seek out hot new trends you’ll source amazing new ingredients with suppliers, collaborating to develop edgy and first to market products which make the brand stand out from the crowd and push the boundaries of innovation. Getting up close and personal with the products themselves, you will manage the recipe and ingredient database, getting hands on with recipe development when needed as well as organising benchmarking panels and sensory analysis. You will also visit suppliers and work jointly to develop finished and new products ensuring the brand enjoys continued success within their category.

The Person

Passionate about food and eager to try out the latest trends, you’ll have a well-honed palate, heaps of energy and enthusiasm to bring to the role and the ability to spot an opportunity within the trends and seize it. Educated to degree level within a food discipline, you will be intuitive and confident meeting customers with top-notch interpersonal and communication skills as well as the adaptability and drive to easily pick up and manage projects. You will need to have some experience within food manufacturing and will be eager to learn and put new skills into practise quickly. You will also have strong organisation, prioritisation and planning skills to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner to set deadlines.

If you are looking for a fantastic opportunity within manufacturing then send through an application today to

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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.