Development Chef

Blue Spark
South East England
06 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

This high profile food business are leading the way in the chilled food to go and convenience sectors, supplying a broad customer base with a wide range of innovative products. They are going through an exciting period of growth and investing in their innovations strategy, and they’re now looking to expand their horizons by developing their dedicated and dynamic teams.

The Role

You’ll play an influential role in creating delicious concepts that have the potential to be market leading products across a broad product sector. Working within the creative NPD team you’ll be managing a number of product briefs working to revitalise existing ranges and develop new products that will impress and amaze your customers. As well as developing and testing new recipes you will also be managing costings, organising internal and external presentations, carrying out competitor reviews and liaising with ingredients suppliers. In addition to having a natural talent for blue sky development you’ll also be responsible for ensuring that current products are performing well, adapting recipes where necessary to reflect customer expectations and changes in this dynamic market place.

The Person

We are looking for a Development Chef who is passionate about their food and career and looking to utilise their culinary skills and creative talents in a professional and supportive food manufacturing environment. It is essential that you have previous food manufacturing experience where you will have developed successful products for either a high street food retailer or one of the major multiples. You must also be able to learn and develop new techniques and processes quickly, and your organisation and presentation skills will be second to none.

If you enjoy working as part of a large team and are keen to develop your food manufacturing career with a prominent food group then we’d like to hear from you; apply now or call us on 0845 2600 737 to find out more.


Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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