Development Coordinator (contract until September 2019)

7 days left

Blue Spark
South West England
22 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

Priding themselves on quality and service, this highly recognised business supplies a range of chilled, award winning products to the major multiples with innovation at the forefront of all they do. They are now seeking a like-minded Development Coordinator who can push the boundaries to help achieve further market success in line with their high standards.

The Role 

Reporting to the Development Manager you’ll proactively co-ordinate the development process with customers and the internal teams for both new and existing ranges. You’ll contribute and drive new ideas for short, medium and long term plans whilst managing projects through all the stages of the critical path. You’ll coordinate factory trials being mindful of costings and technical requirements as well we reviewing artwork processes. Keeping up to date with seasonal trends, organising food safaris and presenting products to customers, capturing potential new business opportunities.

An important aspect of the role will include liaising closely with suppliers and major retail customers, working in close partnership with them to ensure your products are developed and launched in line with brand values. In addition you’ll take responsibility for carrying out launch reviews, monitoring product performance and market data to help ensure the continued success of this established business.

The Candidate

Suit a really ambitious and driven Development Coordinator with previous experience in food manufacturing who is looking to take their career to the next level. A keen eye for emerging food trends is essential as well as a good understanding of the creative and technical aspects of the product development process. You must have excellent communication and presentation skills coupled with the ability to build and maintain solid working relationships with key customers. You’ll also need exceptional attention to detail alongside great project management and organisation skills in order to achieve success in this challenging and rewarding role.

If you have a passion for food innovation and are looking to make your mark in a rapidly expanding food business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.


Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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