Innovation Specialist

East Midlands Region
Up to £40,000 + Benefits
14 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Innovation Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Paul Nyman Consultancy are recruiting for an Innovation Specialist to join an innovative bakery company in Derbyshire, commutable from both the Midlands and South Yorkshire.

The Company

As part of a large European FMCG group with various divisions throughout the UK across many categories, this division specialising in premium bakery products for the key retailers, now seek an enthusiastic, forward thinking individual to join their team. With a heritage of innovation, progression & dedication throughout their teams and category led NPD to provide constant development, our client operates a state of the art manufacturing site for this Innovation Specialist opportunity. 

The Role

Key responsibilities of the Innovation Specialist will include supporting the NPD team in all aspects of product development & EPD, following key industry trends and updates whilst creating new and further extending already existing ideas for products in line with the needs of the customer. You will also provide the team with factory support, checking ingredients and coming up with creative on trend ideas on a regular basis.

The Individual

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated candidate with a passion for all things bakery. The successful Innovation Specialist will have some comparative experience within the food industry with a flair for creation. You must be able to develop and maintain working relationships and be confident in working closely with a team and customers with an ability to input coherent and valuable knowledge. Attention to detail is key within this role, supporting the team and the company as a whole. Alternatively, if you have a real knowledge and passion for bakery and innovation of these products, without industry experience, this could also be the role for you. 

The Opportunity

Ideal for someone with a host of experience across bakery looking to now further develop their career, or for a foodie to get stuck in and have the ability to make change this role would provide the opportunity to learn from established and respected team members willing to provide support necessary to develop both the business and yourself.

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