Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Product Development Technologist, F/T Contract, South Yorks

Location: Yorkshire

County / State: South Yorkshire

Job type: Interim

Category: Management Roles, New Product Development

Reference: RAE894024

Consultant: Roger Elliott

Start date: Asap

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum (pro rata)

Summary

Fixed Term Contract – Product Development Technologist – truly different and innovative food business!

Job Description

I’m sure you’ve heard that before "truly different and innovative food business", however this time it’s true! This food manufacturing business cater to its customers’ needs with no compromise on product taste or quality. They’re also growing rapidly with more expansion planned for the coming years.

With upcoming range reviews and new customers requesting their products - they require Product Development Technologist support as soon as possible – the contract duration looks set to be at least six months but as with any fixed term requirement there could be further opportunity within the business.

This role will see you responsible for all new and existing product development, creating new exciting ideas whilst following the commercial framework and processes. Covering concept to launch development the successful candidate will have experience of generating new product ideas, running kitchen trials and developing products. The role will be customer-facing so experience of working closely with major food retail customers and being flexible to their demands is important.

The successful candidate will be passionate about product innovation and driving product ranges with exciting new concepts. Also vital is a focus on the detail and making sure the customer is at the heart of every decision.

The range includes a mixture of branded and retailer own label products so a background developing both would be ideal. With a small development team reporting to this role, previous management experience would be beneficial.

If you’re looking for your next challenge and this sounds up your street then please apply now!

REF. RAE894024 By Focus Management

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