Business Development Chef

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Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
Circa £35K
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Ref
GLB
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

My client is a small-medium branded and own label food manufacturer, they supply into major retailers, manufacturers and food service chains. They are expanding their team and looking for a business development chef. They are looking for a candidate with a strong culinary background who has the commercial acumen to work in a very customer focused position. 

The role:

  • Working with the commercial team, to provide innovation expertise to customers.
  • Developing new recipes ideas to present to customers, using a range of the products.
  • Engaging in customer meetings to discuss new innovative ideas and assist the commercial team in briefing customers on product range.

The candidate:

  • Will ideally have worked within development in food manufacturing for at least 2 years, experience developing for food service/retail customers would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Will enjoy customer facing positions, attending customer meetings and working with closely with the sales team to brief customers on new products.
  • Will have strong sales/business acumen and the ability to lead new customer meetings and develop client relationships when required.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please send a copy of your most up to date CV to georgia@drnewitt.com or if you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact me on 0131 226 5060