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      Product Developer (hybrid)

      £35,000 - £42,000 Location: South Coast Product: Best organic products Ref: 8590

      This manufacturer pride themselves on developing only the best products with an exemplary focus on climate-friendly farming, our environment and how the impact of the manufacturing process has a planetary impact.

      About the Product Developer job

      The purpose of your role will be to develop innovation and renovation projects for a particular category ensuring they are delivered on time and to strategy.

      Key tasks

      • Investigate feasibility of food ideas and actively participate in the creation of food briefs with marketing and other stakeholders.
      • Develop and deliver tasty and nutritious foods that meet consumer, brand and business needs whilst ensuring standards are met in line with internal policies and regulatory requirements.
      • Industrialisation - ensuring with supply partners and other functions that new products are scaled up and implemented in line with briefs.
      • Attend factory trials and launches taking responsibility for delivery of the foods.
      • Contribute to problem resolution and continuous improvement with the finished goods supplier.
      • Testing and evaluating alternative raw materials with suppliers to assure contingency / cost saving.
      • Presenting products to key stakeholders.

      About You

      You will be degree qualified within Food Science / Technology or related subject and have at least 4 years’ experience within a similar role. In addition, you will:

      • Be self-motivated with drive and discipline, always prepared to go the extra mile.
      • Possess great knowledge of food production and processing.
      • Be resourceful and able to multitask.
      • Be a team player, collaborative, trusted by peers and approachable.

      Experience working across a wide variety of foods and processing technologies plus experience working with external partners – third party manufacturers would be desirable.

      More details

      The Product Developer job is based on the South Coast and is paying £35,000 - £42,000 according to your experience.

      The working hours are full-time flexi hours, but 2 days are required in the office and you need to be happy to travel abroad.

    • Becky Gander

      Becky Gander, Recruitment Manager, is the main point of contact for this role.

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

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