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      NPD Chef - hybrid

      £40,000 - £45,000 Location: West London Product: Catering, food-to-go Ref: 8704

      This premium quality, food-to-go producer operates globally as part of a leading food group.  The business partners with world-class manufacturers, customising products and packaging to suit individual customer needs while managing a complex supply chain with the highest level of precision.

      About the NPD Chef - hybrid job

      The purpose of your role will be to develop new product lines in accordance with customer requirements and briefs issued by the category management team.

      Key tasks

      • Oversee all culinary innovation projects from design to delivery and ensure quality throughout the process.
      • Work closely with the culinary development teams on market research and new product lines.
      • Create new and innovative recipes from product sourcing to launching live own brand propositions.
      • Customer and menu presentations.
      • Build strong relationships with relevant stakeholders, internal and external suppliers.
      • Produce cost calculation documentation for P&L review and consideration.

      About You

      • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in 5* culinary hospitality and or food retail market with 2+ years’ management/supervisory experience.
      • Project management experience.
      • Food brand development experience preferred.
      • An understanding of manufacturing operating systems understanding (BOM’s, ERP, purchasing, supply chain management, development tools, research and analysis tools and programs)
      • Ideally food qualifications but must have strong food knowledge, commercial awareness and time management skills.

      More details

      The NPD Chef job is based in West London and is paying £40,000 - £45,000 according to your experience.  This is a hybrid role - 2 days onsite but you must be flexible to come in when needed. Some travel is required so you must have a full UK driver’s licence.

    • Suzy Standen-Payne

      Suzy Standen-Payne, Recruitment Team Leader, is the main point of contact for this role.

      If you have any questions about the job, please email suzy@b3jobs.co.uk.

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