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Product Developer

Zest Recruitment
West Sussex
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Join a leading multi-site food manufacturing company, dedicated to delivering high-quality food products to consumers nationwide. They are currently seeking a skilled Product Developer to join their NPD Team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the creation of innovative food products.

Position Overview:
The company is looking to add a Product Developer to their NPD Team. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and launching new food products. If you have a passion for food innovation and a track record of success in product development, this position offers the opportunity to make a significant impact within a growing company.

Key Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop new food product concepts and formulations.
- Conduct research and experimentation to create innovative and marketable products.
- Coordinate product trials and sensory evaluations to ensure quality and consistency.
- Work closely with suppliers to source high-quality ingredients and materials.
- Develop and maintain product specifications and documentation.
- Keep abreast of industry trends and consumer preferences to drive innovation.

- Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Culinary Arts, or a related field.
- Previous experience in product development within the food industry is preferred.
- Strong culinary skills and creativity.
- Excellent project management and organisational abilities.
- Effective communication and collaboration skills.

- £37,000 (DOE) + Extensive benefits package
- Opportunity to work with a leading multi-site food manufacturing company.
- Collaborative and supportive work environment.
- Chance to make a significant impact through innovation.
- Opportunities for career growth and advancement.

How to Apply:
If you're passionate about food innovation and ready to contribute to the development of new and exciting products, please get in touch with Emily on 01780 483 999 or email for further information.

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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