Senior Development Technologist
Senior Development Technologist – London
A rare and exciting opportunity as part of a rapidly developing convenience food manufacturer.
The company is a privately owned food manufacturer in South London supplying retail clients and foodservice operators with a range of chilled ready to eat products. Due to the fast organic growth of the business we now wish to strengthen our Innovation Team with the appointment of an excellent Senior Development Technologist.
Reporting to the Sales Director and Managing Director you will be responsible for innovating fantastic, tasty, customer centric products to our wide range of clients. You will be working closely with our Sales and Management teams to meet customer briefs and to provide support on all cooking and nutritional queries.
You will lead NPD projects from concept phase through to factory launch ensuring NPD procedures are adhered to and factory documentation is prepared accordingly.
Working with suppliers, carrying out market research on the latest trends and focusing on customer needs, you will need to use innovative ingredients and products to meet concise briefs from our Commercial Team.
This is a key role to the business which will help achieve the companies plan to become a leading chilled food manufacturer in the country.
You’ll be an ambitious, forward thinking individual willing to grow with a young company. The candidate will need a solid track record within an NPD department in Food Manufacturing and should be able to demonstrate leadership, commitment and focus to the business. Part of the role will be customer facing therefore you will need to be able to enthuse customers with your passion and knowledge during customer presentations and meetings.
You must hold a genuine passion for food which will inspire other around you and a focus to continuously develop yourself. Self-motivation, a can-do attitude, flexibility and a desire to succeed are vital in this fast paced challenging environment but the reward is very worthwhile.
Please send full CV with present salary details / expectations to be considered for an interview.