Greencore Group

Senior Product Developer

Location
Northampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
06 Oct 2017
Ref
greencore/TP/195/976
Contact
Mr Keith Lackie
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a fabulous opportunity to join a growing innovation team within an industry leading food manufacturing business. 

As Senior Product Developer you will work alongside the chef to translate recipes into viable commercial products, benchmark products regularly to gain awareness of the market for a competitive advantage and provide a highly developed level of technical competence and experience to lead and support projects with a focus on new product development and product line extensions. 

Main responsibilities

You will be required to write cooking instructions in line with customer and safety requirements to meet retailer best practice, whilst contributing to idea generation within the team to maximise competitor advantage.  Working with the manufacturing team to verify feasibility of products going into manufacturing environment in addition to presenting new products and upgrades to the Innovation Manager in a professional manner.

This really is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your process knowledge, expertise and passion for great food. 

Ideal candidate

Of graduate calibre, perhaps via an apprentice route, you’ll have previous experience of working in a fast paced environment with an awareness of project management techniques, in particular critical path and gated processes. 

Within the role of Senior Product Developer, a good knowledge of food is a must, but we’ll also be looking for you to be analytical and numerate with good communication skills.

About the company

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn’t stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer, we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.