Greencore Group

Senior Development Technologist

Location
Worksop
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Nov 2018
Ref
TP/22308/3116
Contact
Ms Holly Healey
Function
Development
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent

Our NPD team at Manton Wood are seeking their newest addition for a Senior Developer to join them working on our ALDI account.  

As  Senior Developer you will work alongside the chef to translate recipes into viable commercial products.

You will also benchmark products regularly to gain awareness of the market for a competitive advantage and provide a highly developed level of technical competence and experience to lead and support projects with a focus on new product development and product line extensions. 

With this role you will also have the responsibility for managing the customer across several other Food to Go sites.

Main responsibilities
  • Put all products through the feasibility process; working with the commercial, operations, technical and purchasing teams to solve any issues to ensure concepts are repeatable, sustainable and scalable.
  • Ensure the viability of new raw ingredients from an operational, technical and product development perspective to bring innovation and challenge to existing Greencore policies and practices
  • Provide leadership and direct to ensure that across the team people are kept safe, engaged, focused, developed an delivery to their potential
  • Compile product costing information and adapt recipes to balance food quality with achievement of commercial brief targets within customer brand standards
This really is an exciting opportunity to demonstrate your NPD expertise and passion for great food. 

Ideal candidate

You’ll have previous experience of working in a fast paced environment with an awareness of project management techniques, in particular critical path and gated processes. 

Ideally you will also have experience working with short shelf life products or with chilled food.

Within the role of Product Developer, a good knowledge of food is a must, but we’ll also be looking for you to be analytical and numerate with good communication skills.

About the company

About us:

Greencore Group is a fast growing, international convenience food leader, having doubled our sales over the past 5 years. We’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too. 

We value our people and we expect our people to work the Greencore Way (check out our LinkedIn page or https://www.greencore.com/about-us/the-greencore-way for more information on this)

If you think you have what it takes to make a career out of your passion for food, apply now!