Senior Development Chef

Location
Leicestershire
Salary
£36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
13 Jun 2018
Ref
Zest15643
Contact
Jessica Arthey
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Passionate about premium, high quality products? So is our client! This well established, award winning company is looking for a Senior Development Chef to join their team.

Reporting in to the development manager, you will be responsible for the product innovation, in line with customer specifications and have the ability to adopt a blue sky approach to stay ahead in the market. You will also be required to write recipes to hand over to the technologists, identify and refresh existing ranges and ensure that the recipes meet the required nutritional criteria.

Excellent communication skills are required for this position as you will be conducting concept panels, customer product presentations, building on customer and supplier relationships and will also be mentoring a junior development chef.


The successful candidate should possess a natural flair for innovation and a confident, professional attitude.

It is essential with this position you have at least 3 years experience working as chef or within food manufacturing in an NPD or similar environment. Customer facing exposure would be desirable.

If you feel you meet these criteria and are looking for your next challenge within NPD, then an updated copy of your CV is required for this application. ZEST are specialists in food manufacturing recruitment; we offer a more dynamic and thorough recruitment service into the food and drink industry.

Please contact Jessica Arthey on 01780 483999 or email ja@zestfoodjobs.co.uk

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