Greencore Group

Development Chef

13 Jun 2018
11 Jul 2018
Ms Holly Healey
Contract Type
Full Time

Our fantastic NPD team is seeking their next Development Chef to join them  at Wisbech! 


Main responsibilities

As a Development Chef you will focus on improving existing recipes & delivering innovation, providing creative food leadership and you will be pushing the boundaries of conventional food development to deliver fabulous products. 

You will work closely with PD, Process and Commercial to ensure alignment and delivery of the overall strategy, making sure that technical & operational requirements are always a key consideration in meeting customer needs

Ideal candidate

You will have a real passion for food and possess a creative mind-set to channel your imagination.  Ideally you will have advanced through the ranks as a career chef within the restaurant trade before moving into food manufacturing and gaining experience in product development and food technology.  Organisation, recipe accuracy and ability to plan your own workload are key

Experience within a manufacturing environment is ideal in order to translate your creative elements into finished products for high volume manufacturing. Communication and relationship management are vitally important so a good understanding of PowerPoint alongside strong presentation skills will be a must!

About the company

Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.


Reasons for joining Greencore


  • We create opportunities for our people to take responsibility early in their careers, to develop their skills and capabilities, to work in a wide variety of businesses and roles, and to make a difference.


  • We invest heavily in our people, facilities and capability to ensure we retain a strong competitive edge in the markets we operate. Developing and training our people is critical to delivery of our strategy.


  • Our people are passionate about our business and we enjoy what they do. We are also committed to make our business and a supportive and diverse place to work.


  • Our capacity to innovate is key to our ongoing success. We ask our people to constantly look for new and better ways of running our business.

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