Senior Dev Chef

Senior Dev Chef

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mike Cairns

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8957

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Senior Development Chef (Manufacturing)
Deeside, Flint, Holywell, Connahs Quay, Chester, North Wales, North West
FMCG Food Manufacturer

A FMCG food manufacturer is currently seeking a Senior Development Chef to manage and maintain the on-going development of new and existing and quality products primarily in support of the Company Sales Plan for the client accounts. You will require a proven track record of blue sky innovation within a manufacturing environment to be considered for this position.

Senior Development Chef Key responsibilities:
  • Blue sky thinking – product development
  • Initiate and undertake market research
  • Ensure compliance of all relevant Health & Safety, Food Hygiene and Environmental Legislation.
  • Identify market niches and opportunities to which existing products could be tailored and new products developed
  • Liaise closely with the Commercial, Production, Purchasing, Finance, Technical and other departments to ensure consistency within the development of new and existing products
  • Review and evaluate the success of new products and product enhancements.
  • Undertake effective liaison with external, internal customers/contacts, to support product development activities.
  • Liaise with the buying department, including assisting in sourcing of raw materials, which add value to the product whilst maintaining the necessary margins
  • Co-ordinate and ensure adherence to the NPD Critical Path Planning Framework.
  • Be responsible for communicating recipes to Finance within appropriate timescales and responding to any queries as appropriate, liaising with the relevant function to achieve a solution and therefore closing out the query
  • Submit recipes with costings on time and in full
  • Arrange and co-ordinate product samples, requirements and deliveries.

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