Product Developer 12 month FTC

City of London
15 May 2018
12 Jun 2018
Luan Harrison
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Product Developer | Retail | 12 month FTC |London

This is a fabulous opportunity for a Product Developer to join a leading retailer on a 12 month FTC. Once people start working for this prestigious company, they don't really leave. This is due to the care they give to their employees, the training and growth opportunities - there really is no reason why you would want to leave. They're looking for a Product Developer to join the business initially on 12 months contact at the moment. They are wanting someone who can formulate, direct and deliver commercial product development in line with the category plans and the food business strategy.
The Role
You will keep up to date with trends in food and lifestyle, packaging and ingredients. This can include anything from watching The Great British Bake Off to trying something new in a restaurant.
You will keep up to date with technological changes in the food industry and identify opportunities for packaging/product development.
You will communicate with your colleagues including the supply base to ensure that appropriate product is developed for category.
You will set and maintain excellent quality standards.
You will input into category strategy with Trading Manager, Product Development Manager, Brand Marketing, Technologist and Buyer.
You will continue to develop a direct and positive relationship with the team.
The Candidate
You will already be working as a Product Developer alongside Buyers, Technologists and Supply Chain mangers in a commercial environment.
You'll have an enthusiasm for the food industry and enjoy looking for food trends and developments as well as having the culinary knowledge and skills to aid product developments.
You will be motivated by the ever glamorous sales and success.
You will thrive for customer satisfaction at all times and pull out all the stops to deliver to specification and on time.
You will motivate and manage a highly motivated team.
You will be an extra special person in order to join an extra special company.

For further information please contact Luan Harrison at MorePeople on 01780 480530

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