DEVELOPMENT CHEF - Telford, Shropshire, TF7 4QR
Edgmond Foods Ltd is located in Telford, Shropshire. We are a privately owned food manufacturer supplying savoury baked goods to many of the UK’s leading retailers and foodservice companies.
With 150+ staff and a turnover in excess of £20M, we have enjoyed continuous growth, doubling turnover since 2012.
Since moving to our purpose built production facility in 2017 we have invested heavily in our equipment and personnel to significantly increase our capacity. We now wish to recruit a Development Chef to enhance our product range for current and future customers.
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
- Previous experience in food manufacturing.
- Commercial awareness to develop new products using ingredients from approved suppliers and scaling up recipes for factory batch production.
- A good understanding of the NPD process from concept to launch.
- Ability to develop products which meet legal and technical requirements.
- Ability to conduct nutritional analysis and prepare ingredient listings for sample submission to customer.
- A good awareness of current market trends.
- A flexible and enthusiastic attitude with impeccable project management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
- Ability to work on multiple projects whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
- Confidence to work with our Sales team to develop products and to present to our customers.
An attractive salary package is available to the successful applicant