New Product Dev Chef, N Yorkshire

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Chefs
Location: N Yorkshire
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Job description

Our client is one of the UK’s leading food businesses. The food industry is very fast paced, demanding, and constantly developing, therefore the people the company looks to join them have a great personality and the drive to exceed the customers’ expectations.
A new vacancy has arisen to join the companies New Product Development Team. The role available is a New Product Development Chef and is situated in North Yorkshire – a more specific location is available on the application. The purpose of this post is to identify gaps, food trends and opportunities leading to pro-active development, creating new products to grow the client’s product range.

The Role:
• Work towards creative development of new recipes aligned to customer briefs, demonstrating an understanding of customer policies/brand standards.
• Present new concepts/ideas, both internally and externally.
• Collaborate closely with cross functional teams to bring concepts to life.
• Lead product tasting to provide team with feedback and suggestions for improvements where needed.
• Completion of accurate recipes within internal systems, working within the NPD team to ensure product feasibility for manufacturing sites.
• Promote a positive friendly ‘can do’ attitude within the department.

Desired skills and Qualifications
• Previous experience as an NPD Chef or Technologist.
• Understanding of a food manufacturing environment.
• Excellent customer-facing presentation skills.
• Passionate about food and ingredient quality.
• Education from a food-related college e.g., NVQ Level 2 in Professional Cookery.
• Food Hygiene and food safety qualifications up to Level 3.
• A valid UK driving licence is essential, due to our location and customer visits.
• Permanent Right to Work in the UK.

What the role includes?
• The opportunity to take on a role that is highly visible in a market leading company.
• Monday – Friday: 8:30am-5pm

If you would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity, then please get in touch with me ASAP.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £30,000

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George West
george.west@drnewitt.com

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