NPD Chef

Job Description

Job Title:  NPD Chef  

Job Type: Permanent

Job Location: London

Salary £38,000

  

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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • New Product Development for Chilled & Frozen Entrees and Ready Meals.
  • Work closely with the Dietician to create new menus and recipes
  • 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

 

Experience:

 

  • Previous NPD experience preferred in Ready Meals.
  • 4+ 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.