Development Chef

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
Lanarkshire
Salary
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted
23 Feb 2018
Closes
23 Mar 2018
Ref
SNDCCS
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client, a well-known brand in Scotland and the UK is currently looking to strengthen their business with the addition of a Development Chef.

The successful candidate will demonstrate previous experience in an innovative and busy Food Manufacturing Development Chef capacity or working for a food manufacturer supplying into retail or foodservice.

 We are looking for highly creative, talented, innovative Chefs who demonstrate a dynamic flair and genuine passion for concept, development and improvement of food products.

The role

  • Identify market niches and opportunities to which existing products could be tailored and new product developed.
  • To liaise closely within the Commercial, Production, Technical and other departments to ensure consistency within the development of new products, and improvement of existing products.
  • Evaluate the success of new products and product enhancements
  • Assisting in sourcing of raw materials, which add value to the product whilst maintaining the necessary margins
  • To be responsible for communicating recipes and methods of product launches and recipe changes.
  • To arrange and co-ordinate product samples, requirements and deliveries.

The candidate

  • Minimum of 2 years Food Manufacturing Development Chef or Chef experience
  • Demonstrate a natural creative flair and passion for food creation and development. .
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication required for client presentations, tasting panels etc.
  • Knowledge of food safety and quality and their implementation.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Have a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

What’s on offer

  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris .

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