Product Developer

Employer
Blue Spark
Location
South West England
Salary
£negotiable
Closing date
10 Aug 2019

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Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

This exciting brand is expanding in their existing categories whilst simultaneously exploring new opportunities. Determined to remain leaders in their categories through trend spotting and innovation they are constantly striving to improve the market and bring fresh, inspiring ideas to customers. They are now seeking a like-minded Product Developer 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. Other responsibilities will include:
·    Contributing and driving new ideas for short, medium and long term plans whilst managing projects through all the stages of the critical path.
·    Coordinating 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.
·    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.
·    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 Product Developer 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.

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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.

 

Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Contact Us
  • 34 - 36 The Broadway
  • Haywards Heath
  • RH16 3AL
  • GB
  • 0845 2600 737
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