Sourcing & Product Development Specialist

b3 jobs
Greater London
£25,000 - £30,000
23 May 2019
22 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Sourcing & Product Development Specialist

Job ref: 62123 | £25,000 - £30,000 | Greater London

The company

The business has a deep entrepreneurial spirit and over time has evolved into a global food and beverage solutions provider to the travel and hospitality industries. They have always integrated delicious food, clever packaging, inspired designs and efficient networks to meet the challenging demands of people on the move.

The job

This role of the Sourcing & Product Development Specialist focuses on product sourcing, new product development with suppliers, associated pricing plus supplier and customer relationship management.

You will assist in responding to customer briefs on a wide range of projects, as well as driving market-led product development using innovative approaches.

 You will brief the supplier base in order to develop appropriate products, brief the design team to create packaging and labelling, manage the supply of samples and marketing material, be aware of relevant trends and market research, analyse sales prices and support supplier performance management.

Your experience

To be considered for the Sourcing & Product Development Specialist, you will ideally be educated to a degree standard in a food science discipline and possess experience in a similar NPD, procurement or sourcing/buying related role, most ideally within the catering or airline industry. You will be a passionate, confident and dynamic individual who is keen to make an immediate impact within a busy multi-skilled team. Excellent English skills are also essential plus fluency in German is highly desirable. A full UK valid driving licence is also required.

More details

The Sourcing & Product Development Specialist job is based in the Greater London region and is paying £25,000 - £30,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Sourcing & Product Development Specialist job, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Suzy Standen-Payne, quoting job reference 62123.

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing. We cover all job levels including Assistants, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.

Alternative job titles

NPD Buyer | Food Industry Buying Jobs | Food Procurement Jobs | Greater London | West London

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