Development Chef - Manufacturing

07 Jun 2021
05 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a market leader in their field is looking for a development chef who will take ownership of the development of new products through blue-sky concepts and maintain core catalogue growth through product maintenance.

Working within the NPD team your responsibilities would include but not limited too:

* Prepare kitchen samples for internal and external reviews as necessary, ensuring that these are delivered in an accurate and timely fashion, to the correct specification and brief, as set down by the NPD Manager.

* Working with external customers to bring brand new concepts to the table. In this exciting and challenging role, you'll be instrumental in delivering innovative concepts.

* Researching products, brainstorming new ideas, creating, presenting & cooking new concepts for customers.

* Present to both the business and its customers

* Display a good commercial understanding when developing products using the businesses internal software

* Challenge current products and processes in a constructive manner and recommend improvements and upgrades as appropriate.

* Arrange the delivery and collection of raw materials from the factory - recording usage and wastage.

* Input recipes into the appropriate documentation and software system to create a complete costing, nutritional information, product code & final product description. You will be required to liaise with other departments and suppliers to obtain this information in a timely manner.


3 years' experience working within food manufacturing with short life chilled products

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