Product Developer

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Location
South East
Salary
£32,000 - £35,000
Posted
05 Sep 2017
Closes
05 Oct 2017
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Looking for a new challenge? Our client, based in the South East is looking for a Product Developer to join their team.

They are market leaders in their Industry, creating delicious own label products for the major UK Retailers. This role is very hands on, customer facing – perfect opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their career.

The Role

  • Management of NPD projects from concept through to launch
  • Launching all products in line with the Critical Path
  • Delivering new product development, renovation and cost savings projects within cross functional teams
  • Sourcing new ingredients & raw materials
  • Set quality standards through continuous benchmarking
  • Develop innovative approaches in all aspects of project work
  • Interact with clients to build relationships and manage their expectations
  • Conduct presentations for external and internal audiences in line with area of expertise
  • Maintain an ongoing understanding of what is happening in the wider market for both the category and broader food trends

The Candidate

  • Degree qualified in Food Science, Nutrition or related discipline
  • Previous NPD experience, ideally dealing with the UK Retailers
  • Excellent people interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passionate, creative foodie

What’s on Offer?

  • £32,000 - £35,000 DEO
  • 25 days + bank holidays
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Employee discounts
  • Health care

If this role is of interest, please call Amy McLaughlin at D R Newitt on 0161 833 0181. Alternatively, please email your updated CV to amy@drnewitt.com.

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