New Product Developer

Posted 17 July by REED Featured Ending soon

Are you an innovation whizz with a passion for all things food?

Our clients are an industry leading food importer and manufacture with over 100 years  food industry experience.

Main Responsibilities:

- Drive and deliver innovation with agreed medium/long-term business strategies.

- Develop products and processes that allow the business to remain industry leaders.

- Develop detailed briefs with clear RTBs, rationale, feasibility and potential margin potential - to present to Senior Business Managers for approval ahead of project commitment - including highlighting any potential Capex requirements.

- Oversee innovation projects from concept to launch.

- Engage with customers to ascertain potential/appetite for innovation opportunities.

Tasks:

- Brief development.

- Lead tasting panels.

- Lead factory product trails for new innovations.

- Source and verify the feasibility of raw materials.

- Support or lead specific business innovation projects.

- Liase with all other departments.

 Requirements:

- Background in technical/quality/NPD with innovation experience

- Understanding health/nutritional/dietary benefits of products to be suggested or presented to the customer.

- Project management skills; flexible to travel and attend launches outside normal office hours

- Experience in a similar role within a food/ beverages manufacture environment

-  Food science/technology/nutrition, Product design Graduate or a foodie / passionate cook with Chef background or experience (Prefferable). 

Application questions

Are you eligible to work in the UK?
Are you within commutable distance from the north of Essex?
Do you have the revelant qualifications or skills for this role?

Reference: 35377982

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