Development Manager

Location
South Lanarkshire
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
17 Aug 2019
Ref
7029
Function
Development
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Located 30 minutes from Edinburgh & 40 minutes from Glasgow, this company is part of one of Scotland’s leading food manufacturers

Established in the 1970's, this site operates in three sectors: 

  • Ready-made meals to the major retailers
  • Butchery
  • Home delivery of high end ready meals.

We are looking for a candidate who will grow alongside the business as they venture into new market areas.

The role reports directly to the General Manager, and will involve New Product Development work including; market trends, material research, store analysis, developing recipes and producing meal costings. 
This will include face to face communication with our customers to determine their current requirements.

Required Skills

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Passion for food with excellent awareness of market trends
  • Excellent communication at all levels (internal and external)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically Excel
  • Ability to work across all areas of the business with high attention to detail
  • Knowledge of industry techniques
  • Ability to plan/ coordinate workload

A varied role at a smaller site that benefits from the umbrella of a large group.

KPI Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

All candidates registering with KPI Recruitment Ltd. will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for their position.

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