Design Development Baker

South Wales
10 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Resourcing Partnership


Title:    Design Development Baker                          Location:        South Wales



  • Report NPD Manager in this customer facing role
  • Requires Cake decorating / designing  specialist knowledge and bakery expertise factory confidence is an additional bonus
  • To accurately document all data linked with concept work in order  to support NPD process
  • To know about the key trends and keep up to date on comprehensive cake decorating skills and techniques
  • Experience in an industrial bakery is useful but not essential
  • Providing outstanding cake decorating ideas matching briefs to agreed timescales
  • To support in NPD and EPD programme assessment when asked

Key Accountabilities:

  • Deliver the best possible cakes both in decoration and base sponges against team briefs
  • Deliver detailed and comprehensive information for feasibility and handover purposes on templates provided
  • Help support key customer presentations when required
  • To maintain interest and provide continuous information on what’s new from all media sources
  • To ensure work is on time and accurate to deliver to key time scales
  • Proactive in approach to new items and components
  • Challenge existing products and processes, where relevant.
  • Support photo shoots when needed
  • Pay attention to the packaging and non food items as much as the cake itself
  • Flexible approach is required to both the work and time of work
  • Assess theoretical nutrition info and GDAs on new products and standard range (where relevant) and keep customers up to date on any new initiatives to help continuously improve these.
  • Look out for new products and inform the team when exciting lines come onto the market
  • Support internal and external presentations when asked
  • To be informed and interested in the consumer and customer to ensure briefs are accurately responded to

The Person:

  • A Passion for all things cake
  • Computer skills
  • Bakery confidence
  • Calm and positive personality with make it happen attitude
  • Problem solver who likes a challenge

Our Referral Incentive:

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from us you have not been shortlisted for this role. Please continue to check our website for any other roles  which may be of interest.

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We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK