Concept Developer

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
18 Nov 2016
15 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Are you passionate about all things food and looking for a hands on NPD role? This is a great opportunity to work with a leading chilled food manufacturing group as part of their dedicated Innovations team where you’ll develop a wide range of innovative products for the major UK retailers.


The Role

In this fast paced role you’ll work on new product briefs, brainstorming ideas with the team and looking at the latest trends to see how they can be translated into your category. As well as being at the forefront of innovation you will need to ensure that your products are commercially viable, using your food expertise to drive NPD forward. You’ll also use your market knowledge of emerging trends to update existing ranges in line with industry movements whilst impressing your customers at product presentations with your culinary skills.


The Candidate

We are looking for an NPD enthusiast with strong presentation and communication skills as well as a real passion for food. You’ll have a food related degree and be able to demonstrate meticulous project management skills whilst showing your awareness of the latest culinary trends. You’ll already have some NPD experience, ideally within the chilled sector, which may be gained from a university placement. Proactive and motivated you will also be keen to learn and develop with this supportive and progressive company. If you have the drive to take on this exciting new challenge with a prominent food manufacturer then apply now all call 0845 2600 737 for more information.

Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

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.