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Product Developer - 9 month FTC

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26 Jul 2024

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Food Manufacturing

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Product Developer 9 month FTC

£33,000 Pro Rata – Excellent Benefits
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8702

The company

An exciting position has become available working for a successful and dynamic food business that manufactures high-end products. They work closely with their customers to develop an innovative, great-tasting product range and have an excellent reputation for the supply of retailer brands, working very closely with the leading UK supermarkets and food manufacturers.

About the Product Developer vacancy

Your role is to develop successful products from concept to launch within the B2B sector, your customers include large food manufacturers throughout the UK.

  • Carry out all product development-related tasks for customer accounts up to factory implementation and understand the product development guide and the parameters that need on products. Create recipes that taste great and are safe and stable. Build strong relationships with key customer accounts. Working cross-functionally with the wider company to deliver new briefs including Technical, Commercial and Process teams. Demonstrate a clear understanding of customer product ranges.

About You

The successful candidate should have NPD experience within food manufacturing environment.

  • Awareness of current trends, food innovation and knowledge of flavours etc is essential. A forward thinker with a flair for creativity and innovation and a passion for food, and quality. Project management skills would be desirable.   Drives and has own car – site is not easily accessible by public transport.

More details

The Product Developer is for a 9-month FTC and is based in Berkshire and is paying £33,000 Pro Rata plus benefits.

The working hours are Monday to Friday office hours.

Alternate job titles

Development Technologist |New Product Development Technologist | NPD Technologist | Food Technologist | NPD Technician | Product Development Technician | NPD Assistant | Food Product Development Jobs



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Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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