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Development Chef

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH115600
  • Location: England, East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston Upon Hull
  • Sector: Build, Site Management & Planning, Built Environment
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Date posted: 25/10/2017
Development Chef
£30,000-£40,000
Hull

My client is one of the UK's best known manufacturers of value added meat products. They require a Creative Development Chef to join their state-of-the-art Hull facility as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will provide a customer facing resource within the team. They will innovate and develop new and exciting products, and play a major role in delivering NPD projects for our customers. They will demonstrate pride and passion through results and sharing expertise.


Responsibilities:

* Innovation and development of new and existing products through category and 'brief led' concepts
* Proactively scope development opportunities with external partners
* Playing an integral part in 'Innovation Sessions' and 'Food Safaris'
* Delivering exciting presentations to the internal team and external customer with finesse and professionalism
* Sourcing raw materials which are customer and business compliant
* Carrying out sample preparation and briefings of ingredients, products and packaging
* Working within set timescales within the critical path, delivering on time and in full to the correct customer, commercial and nutritional specifications
* Supporting the testing of product feasibility as part of a cross-functional team


Experience Required:

* Experience of chilled food FMCG
* Understand and experience of NPD processes and factory operations
* Sound knowledge of technical and nutritional requirements
* Confident presentation skills and experience of customer facing roles
* Diligence and an eye for detail
* Great 'house-keeping': ensuring work areas are neat, clean and tidy at all times

Please apply online or contact Gilbert Gregory on 0161 227 4918 or gilbert.gregory@spencer-ogden.com.

For more information about this role please contact our Manchester office