Product Developer, East Midlands

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Marketing/Category
Location: East Midlands
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Product Developer

Location: East Midlands

Do you consider yourself a proactive and driven go-getter with a passion for sweet bakery and dessert making and innovation? Then I invite you to join our team as a Product Developer and play a pivotal role in driving my client’s innovative success across the UK market!

About them:

A high-quality sweet bakery and dessert manufacturing company, extremely passionate about their brand and offering bespoke products to their consumers which they can deliver directly through their online service!

Duties and Key Responsibilities:

Leading the development of new and innovative products from translation of the customers brief through to implementation in the factory.

Present products to internal stakeholders and to the customers at submission meetings.

Input recipes into the recipe management system and assess the cost, nutritionals and allergens against the brief.

Complete product submission forms for all products as requested by the customer.

Contributing to regular brain-storming and development sessions.

Request new raw materials from suppliers ensuring they meet quality, allergy, cost and customer requirements and input them into the recipe management system.

Set up and organise product bench marking sessions.

Provide recipes to the process technologist for trials.

Attend and contribute to weekly NPD meetings.

To carry out any other duties as required by the needs of the company.

Qualifications

Creative mind with a passion for sweet bakery is essential

Ability to build good relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Self-motivated, enthusiastic and quick to learn.

Good commercial acumen, understanding of commercials when developing products.

Strong attention to detail.

Quality communication skills as customer briefs are included as part of the job

What Awaits You

Opportunity to quickly progress in career

An exciting and vibrant workplace, operating at the heart of the UK dessert industry.

Excellent benefits and company benefits package

25 days holiday + bank

How to Apply

To apply for this position with my client, please send your most up-to-date CV detailing any relevant experience to michael.smith@drnewitt.com

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Michael Smith
michael.smith@drnewitt.com

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