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New Product Development

Leicester, Leicestershire
£26,000 to £28,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Are you a foodie with flair? Passionate about developing new and exciting products?

My client is looking for a motivated Concept Product Developer who is a foodie with creative flair and a passion for NPD. A team player with excellent communication skills, an eye for detail and an understanding of the NPD process for a 12 month temporary contract.

The company is a well known brand within the food and beverage sector and create really beautiful products.

Job role:

Create innovative product recipes in line with current & future trends according to a product brief.

Redevelop existing products according to the brief, ensuring commercial viability and in line with product quality standards.

Organise & present internal taste panels of the concepts with the team & collate all tasting information.

Action recipe tweaks and repeat taste panels until the concept recipe has been approved, collating & recording relevant information.

Be responsible for managing multiple projects, and ensuring they are delivered on time to critical paths whilst working closely with key stakeholders across the business.

Liaise with key members of the Sales, Operations and Finance teams providing them with relevant product information where required.


3-5 years experience within product development / NPD in a food manufacturing business

A food science related qualification is preferred
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  • Job Reference: 662713579-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: SLR Recruitment
    SLR Recruitment
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £26,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent