Junior NPD Chef

  • Job Reference: 121215
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Magenta Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Greater London
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Food & Beverage Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Bryoni Charles
  • Email: bryoni.charles@magrec.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01233 223712

Job Description

Job Title: Junior NPD Chef

Job Type: Permanent

Job Location: London

Salary £25k-£30k


An exciting opportunity that has just become available, for a creative individual who has previous experience working within food manufacturing. Our client is seeking a development chef to join them and work towards new multiple cuisine ideas.



  • New Product Development for Chilled & Frozen Entrees and Ready Meals.
  • Manage the New Product Development process including;
  • Developing concepts concept based on customer brief.
  • Present menu presentations to a wide range of clients, either from client sites or our dedicated, high specification presentation suite.
  • Work in coordination with commercial for costing of recipes.
  • Coordinate with purchasing for new samples and evaluate raw materials and the feasibility of using the same in factory floor.
  • Define the process and methods for each product.
  • Product ownership from benchmark sample to factory floor



  • Previous NPD experience preferred in Ready Meals.
  • 2+ years of experience in High End Catering/ Restaurant operation.
  • Experience using MS Office and ideally some ERP system experience.
  • Comfortable in a customer facing environment.