Product Developer

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
04 Jun 2019
Closes
24 Jun 2019
Ref
F5852
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established but ever-growing food company who are renowned for pushing boundaries with their innovative product ranges. Market leaders with their on trend food & drink offerings, they are now looking for creative and driven Product Developer to join their team.

The Role

Reporting to the Innovation Director, this is a fundamental, hands on role within the R&D function, from idea generation through to the delivery of major beverage development projects.

With proactive gathering and analysis of product trend information you will deliver your NPD ideas through the concept to launch process and have a pivotal role in responding to the growth of the brand, reacting to changing consumer trends. You’ll also be developing range extensions across existing categories whilst using your commercial insight to develop new platforms for future launches.

Through establishing successful relationships with supply partners, you’ll seek out new ingredient solutions to develop new formulations and product blends that will match budgetary needs whilst giving the company’s range a distinct market advantage.

The Person

We're looking for an exceptionally talented Product Developer who is educated to degree level in a food related discipline. Ideally, you’ll have proven beverage development experience within manufacturing, ingredients or retail sectors with an excellent understanding of the concept to launch procedures.    

Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills are essential as you’ll be working in a fast pased environment and managing multiple projects in line with agreed timescales and budgets. You’ll also have a strong commercial acumen in order to create products that have an innovative edge whilst being commercially viable. Additionally you must also have amazing communication skills as you’ll be in regular liaison with internal and external colleagues at all business levels.

If you are looking for that rare opportunity to make your mark in a high profile position with a well-known and respected food and beverage business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737.

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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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