Job Title: Junior NPD Chef
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: London
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.