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Development & Application Chef I


Product development based on pro-active innovation & customer briefs. Be aware of target costs, promotional mechanics, quality tiering and operational efficiencies prior to developing propositions. Prepare product costings to target msps and understand the business implications from a commercial and manufacturing point of view. Be aware of insights from customers and Kerry customer team to enable propositions to reflect both the consumer and customer needs (inc. awareness of the innovation platforms & customer clusters) Be involved in idea generation and Innovation Day delivery. Working in partnership with the Kerry central purchasing team ensuring all new raw materials are approved and are logged on the site raw material tracker prior to being approved by the customer Prepare product samples for customers, photography, nutritionals, shelf life, handovers, pre-pro and launches Support, encourage and provide clear direction for the R&D Kitchen Assistants Along with the total team ensure that the Innovation/Development Centre is maintained and cleaned to the highest possible standards. Assist R&D Chef / Senior R&D Chef to prepare and present detailed product handovers for the manufacturing site teams for all approved products To support R&D Chef / Senior R&D Chef to present all new concepts to site SLT prior to retail panels ensuring accurate costings are delivered against current factory capabilities Ensure the transfer of quality into the factory with the R&D Chef / Senior R&D Chef / Process / NPI Team during trials and on-going post-launch. Help prepare/agree specifications for all new raw materials, packaging and processes alongside the Technical department Review the quality of existing products via Consistency Panels. To work alongside the R&D Chef / Senior R&D Chef / R&D Co-ordinators / NPI team to prepare high quality presentation paperwork. To be involved in Customer presentations and ensure that all presentations have a logical flow, illustrating a sound understanding of recipes, commercials, customer need and manufacturing capabilities, as well as demonstrating a passion for food. Build relationship with customer(s) Maintain awareness of market, consumer & restaurant trends and competitor activity, applying this knowledge during the development phase. Maintain awareness as to the potential upgrade of existing products giving consideration to operation efficiencies and Pips initiatives

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Southall, England, London, UB1, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  18821242
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  15/01/2021, 03:10
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