Product Developer (hybrid)
£35,000 - £42,000
Job ref: 8590
This manufacturer pride themselves on developing only the best products with an exemplary focus on climate-friendly farming, our environment and how the impact of the manufacturing process has a planetary impact.
About the Product Developer job
The purpose of your role will be to develop innovation and renovation projects for a particular category ensuring they are delivered on time and to strategy.
- Investigate feasibility of food ideas and actively participate in the creation of food briefs with marketing and other stakeholders.
- Develop and deliver tasty and nutritious foods that meet consumer, brand and business needs whilst ensuring standards are met in line with internal policies and regulatory requirements.
- Industrialisation - ensuring with supply partners and other functions that new products are scaled up and implemented in line with briefs.
- Attend factory trials and launches taking responsibility for delivery of the foods.
- Contribute to problem resolution and continuous improvement with the finished goods supplier.
- Testing and evaluating alternative raw materials with suppliers to assure contingency / cost saving.
- Presenting products to key stakeholders.
You will be degree qualified within Food Science / Technology or related subject and have at least 4 years’ experience within a similar role. In addition, you will:
- Be self-motivated with drive and discipline, always prepared to go the extra mile.
- Possess great knowledge of food production and processing.
- Be resourceful and able to multitask.
- Be a team player, collaborative, trusted by peers and approachable.
Experience working across a wide variety of foods and processing technologies plus experience working with external partners – third party manufacturers would be desirable.
The Product Developer job is based on the South Coast and is paying £35,000 - £42,000 according to your experience.
The working hours are full-time flexi hours, but 2 days are required in the office and you need to be happy to travel abroad.
Alternate job titles
New Product Development Technologist | NPD Technologist | Food Technologist | NPD Technician | Product Development Technician | NPD Assistant | Food Product Development Jobs