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Development Chef

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15 December 2017
Greater Manchester
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Job Description

This client has an NPD at the heart of their business, the NPD team are held to a very high standard. They are looking for a Development Chef to help inspire customers, improve profitability and work from concept to launch.

You would be responsible for taking briefs from customers, working internally with the Sales Team to cover everything from Product to Timescales. Working both in the kitchen and factory to oversee trails and evaluate recipe formulations. You would be expected to create fully costed, working recipes along with reference samples to the Process team and product specifications to the Technical team. As well as monitoring trends, innovations and technological advances in the food industry you would also need to play an active role in profit improvement projects.

It is expected that you will have a Food Science degree or Catering qualifications and at least 12 months food manufacturing experience within a Blue-Chip site. You will need excellent project management experience, as you will be expected to handle between 8-12 projects at one time. Experience within nutrition would be favourable, as well as management of at least 1 direct report.

This client prides itself on innovation standards, they are really interested in hearing from and meeting industry experts of all levels. If you want to find out more about this company and future opportunities, please apply below.

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