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Product Developer

Employer
Blue Spark
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Closing date
18 Jan 2021

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The Company

This premium brand are rapidly expanding with ambitions to be the greatest in their sector through captivating consumers with their culinary creations and inspired flavour combinations. To help them expand they need a highly talented, engaging and tenacious Product Developer to join the team.

The Role

This is a great opportunity to gain insight and exposure as a key member of the Product team in a broad role within a vibrant, burgeoning business.

You’ll develop inspirational products that are first to market and help the brand excel in their health conscious categories.  Using your amazing food skills and knowledge of the latest trends you’ll help develop new ideas as well as ensuring the existing portfolio is performing well, tweaking products to reflect changes in the market, ingredients or costs.

No two days will ever be the same as you take ownership of diverse NPD projects from ideation stage all the way through to product launch and beyond. A champion of innovation, you’ll play a key role in developing pioneering ranges, using your creative flair and commercial acumen to push the boundaries to fashion ranges that consumers will love, whilst helping to shape the brand direction during this exciting period of growth.

Another aspect of this multifaceted role will involve working closely with manufacturing partners and suppliers, building strong rapport with key contacts and managing resources to ensure the prefect production of your creative gems.

As well as managing the NPD critical path, you’ll use your strong organisational skills to arrange product benchmarking, quality panels, carry out NPD reviews, competitor analysis and create customer samples. 

The Candidate

We're looking for a talented Product Developer who has the creative and commercial panache to deliver amazing products for a fast paced brand. You must have an exceptional palate, really understand flavour profiles and how to translate food trends into ‘first to market’ products.

Experience will have been gained within food from either a manufacturing, brand or retail environment but you must have proven NPD successes, can hold your own when it comes to recipe development and be comfortable briefing suppliers. You’ll also need to have first class communication and organisational skills as you will be organising meetings and running panels.

If you're a food fanatic looking to sink your teeth into very unique opportunity apply now or call Kimia on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

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.

Company

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
  • United Kingdom
  • 0345 2600 737
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