Product Development Assistant (Graduate)

b3 jobs
South East England
27 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Development, Graduate
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type


Product Development Assistant (Graduate)

Job ref: 61344 | £18,000 | South East / Home Counties

The company

This role is working for an award-winning importer, processer and supplier of high quality speciality products. The business is dedicated to sourcing and bringing new and innovative products to market predominantly through retail and foodservice avenues.

The job

Your role as Product Development Assistant, will be to support the NPD Manager in facilitating the creation of new products and processes contributing to the continued success of the business. You will adhere to NPD critical paths, assist with product costings, support artwork sign off with the technical team, ensure product samples are sent to retailers including supporting documentation, take part in product & market benchmarking, understand product quality factors in existing and new lines plus keep up to date with current culinary & macro trends, restaurants and category innovation.

Your experience

You will be a food science / technology graduate looking for entry into the food manufacturing industry and any previous experience of working in food product development is highly desirable. You will have a strong passion for food and an innovative approach with a good base understanding of food ingredients and recipes.

More details

The Product Development Assistant job is based in the South East / Home Counties region and is paying £18,000. The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.

This role is a 1 year fixed term contract, however there is potential for the position to become permanent.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Product Development Assistant job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, please email me Etienne Robinson-Sivyer, quoting job reference 61344.

What happens next?

After applying for jobs, we will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.


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