Senior Product Developer - Innovation

b3 jobs
Home Counties / East Anglia
27 Jun 2018
25 Jul 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Senior Product Developer - Innovation

Job ref: 61658 | £35,000 | Home Counties / East Anglia

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to join an innovative, high quality manufacturer which supplies to various retailers throughout the UK. You will join a friendly and supportive team with a fantastic and fun working atmosphere.

The job

As Senior Product Developer the purpose of your role is to proactively drive and deliver innovation within agreed medium/long-term business strategies and develop products & processes which enable the business to maintain category leadership and customer ‘supplier of choice’.

Working closely with the category management/marketing team, you will understand current/future trends, consumer & customer insights and market gaps to ensure the innovation programme is relevant and has high level of confidence for success.

You will also oversee innovation projects from concept to launch in line with an agreed brief and critical path utilising cross-functional expertise where applicable plus engage with customers to ascertain potential/appetite for innovation opportunities being developed.

Your experience

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual who is ideally a degree holder within a food science or nutrition discipline. You will have a background in technical/quality/NPD with key innovation experience together with a strong passion and basic culinary understanding of food and flavour pairings. To succeed you will have good project management skills, confident customer facing skills and good nutritional understanding.

More details

The Senior Product Developer job is based in the Home Counties / East Anglia region and is paying £35,000.

How to apply

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Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Becky Gander, quoting job reference 61658.

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Alternative job titles

New Product Development Technologist | Senior NPD Technologist | NPD Technician | Food Product Development Jobs | Food Industry NPD Jobs | Home Counties | Essex

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