Senior Product Development Technologist / Chef Innovative Food Manuf

Web Recruit Ltd
04 Apr 2017
01 May 2017
Senior Product Development Technologist / Chef – Innovative Food Manufacturer Bodmin, Cornwall £Competitive Are you an NPD professional with a head full of ideas? Want to collaborate with a great team developing outstanding food for some of the biggest retailers and best-known foodservice operators in the UK? If so, our client would love to hear from you. With a rich Cornish heritage, our client produces high quality pastry products that are enjoyed and loved by thousands across the UK. As pioneers of pasty perfection, they are now looking for a Senior Product Development Technologist / Chef to help grow their product range. Fostering a friendly, supportive and innovative environment, our client is dedicated to venturing beyond the norm to develop tasty flavour combinations that are adored by the nation. In this exciting role, you’ll have the chance to become a leading player in the fight against beige flavours, whilst building on your existing expertise and developing a stimulating career. As the Senior Product Development Technologist / Chef, you will help to manage every aspect of the product development process and beyond. From Cornish pasties and perfect pies, through to savoury sausage rolls and flavoursome slices, you’ll be there, working with colleagues to drive overall sales and profit through innovative product development. You’ll build strong working relationships with foodservice providers and retailers, ensuring that products are of the highest quality and are launched on time, every time. Additionally, your role will involve: - Creating commercially viable concepts that get mouths watering and eyes widening in delight - Attending and assisting with production trials and first production runs - Sharing your passion whilst presenting products to retail and foodservice buyers and developers - Maintaining your knowledge of what is happing in the wider market, for both our client’s category and broader food trends So, has this role given you food for thought? To be considered, you’ll need: - Previous experience within a senior New Product Development (NDP) role, ideally within food manufacturing - Experience of developing products for the multiple retail market and foodservice markets - A degree (or equivalent) in food science or a related discipline Fresh-thinking and creative, as the Senior Product Development Technologist / Chef, you’ll have a soft spot for the Cornish pasty and a passion for innovation. Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills are also key. Ideally, you will have experience of pastry and bakery products, but this is by no means essential. To apply for the role of Senior Product Development Technologist / Chef, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. Additional Keywords: Senior Product Development Technologist, Chef, Food Development Technologist, Food Product Development Analyst, Product Development Supervisor, NPD Team Leader, New Product Development, Food Product Development, Food Manufacturing. This job was originally posted as

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