Head NPD Development Chef

Newport, South Wales
£Competitive Salary + Benefits
17 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Head Development Chef, Newport, South Wales

Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits + Prospects

Do you have the four ingredients of success?

  • Make things happen with agility and pace
  • Seek out and thrive on a challenge
  • The desire to lead in the food industry
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

When you join our Company, you will become part of the UK's largest food manufacturer with ambitious plans and as such you can look forward to working with a whole bunch of talented colleagues with a shared passion for quality, service and most importantly food.

Our Newport site based in Rogerstone is one of the largest and most advanced food manufacturing facilities in Europe, with over 1500 employees, turning over £140 Million per year this is a fantastic opportunity for a Head Development Chef to join this highly successful site.

We are looking for a Head Development Chef to join the concept team who has the responsibility of supporting a proactive pipeline of NPD projects for the site & division, this role is critical in driving the innovation agenda and continually enhancing the food values we have, whilst being a key interface for a site across all functions and managing these relationships effectively.

Not forgetting your cooking skills you need to be confident in presenting your culinary delights at customer and internal presentations!

About you:


  • NPD/Chef background with an eye for innovation and creative with a real passion for food
  • Effective Manager and able to delegate, ensure the smooth running of the development kitchen
  • Experience of working with one or more of the major retailers ideally with exposure to M&S or other major retailers
  • Restaurant experience in either a Rosette or Michelin starred restaurant is essential
  • Excellent working knowledge of food combinations, some classical food training would be an advantage.
  • A 'foodie' with a commercial focus who is able to combine creativity with a complete understanding of full scale production practicalities.

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*Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement.

This role may be of interest to people interested in the following: Head of Process Development, NPD Technologist, Development Chef, NPD Technologist, Process Technologist, Specifications Writer, Development Technologist, Process Technologist, Technical Assistant, NPD Graduate, Product Developer, NPD Coordinator, Manager, Quality Systems Technician, Quality Systems Coordinator, Specifications Officer, Newport, Rogerstone, Cardiff, South Wales


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