What you'll be doing
This is a fabulous opportunity to join a product development team within an industry leading food manufacturing business.
As Product Developer you will be responsible for sub category project management with regular contact with the customer.
You will co-create products with chefs to ensure they meet the customer brief, commercial and nutritional requirements.
What we’re looking for
You will be the guardian of allocated projects from concept to launch; developing products through full product development process from kitchen samples to commercially viable products in line with the brief to time, cost and quality requirements.
You will be required to write cooking instructions in line with customer and safety requirements to meet retailer best practice, whilst contributing to idea generation within the team to maximise competitor advantage.
You will also work closely with the manufacturing team to verify feasibility of products going into manufacturing environment in addition to presenting new products and upgrades to the Product Development Manager in a professional manner.
As well as project coordination you will also work with the wider team to deliver regular Foodie events including cuisine workshops, trends reports and new news to the business
What you’ll get in return
You’ll have previous experience of working in a fast paced environment with an awareness of project management techniques, in particular critical path and gated processes.
Within the role of Product Developer, a good knowledge of food is a must, but we’ll also be looking for you to be analytical and numerate with good communication skills.
Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn’t stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer, we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.
We value our people and we expect our people to work the Greencore Way (check out our LinkedIn page or https://www.greencore.com/about-us/the-greencore-way for more information on this)
If you think you have what it takes to make a career out of your passion for food, apply now!