New Product Developer
5 days left
- Full Time
At G’s, our philosophy is to be recognised as outstanding, market-led growers and suppliers of sustainable healthy fresh produce and to be at the forefront of the industry in everything we do, we can only achieve this through the dedication of our people and by working by our values: Trust, Efficiency, Quality, Expertise, Can-do.
A vacancy has arisen for a New Product Developer. Whilst this role is based out of Barway, you will be required to work at our March site a min 2 days/week. This position will be reporting to the Development Manager.
Reporting to the Development Manager, the New Product Developer will be responsible for developing new prepared products using G’s core vegetables and salads to present and sell to our customers. You will be responsible for overseeing the gate process for these new products and managing the smooth running of the transfer of concepts from Kitchen to the Factory. Having a good understanding of our UK customer base and key food trends is key and must drive development activity. All work needs to be delivered collaboratively with the support of the Technical, Production, Health & Safety, Marketing, Commercial and Packaging Departments.
The ideal candidate (Experience/qualifications/training/requirements):
•A flexible “hands on approach” is required at all times, playing an integral role within the Development Team.
•Ideally you will have enthusiasm for food and are capable of preparing a wide variety of meals.
•Excellent interpersonal skills.
•Creative and innovative thinking and approach – understanding of ingredients and nutrition.
•Ability to prioritise, attention to detail, manage own workload, be flexible, cope with demand and achieve deadlines.
•IT literate on all Microsoft packages.
•Good communicator to all levels of staff.
•Passion to exceed internal and external customer expectations.
Hours of work: 40 hours – Monday-Friday