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NPD Chef

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18 Nov 2021

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.



  • 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




  • 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.




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  • Job Reference: 00000246-1
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Magenta Recruitment Ltd
    Magenta Recruitment Ltd
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  • Location: London
  • Salary: £38,000
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, Hospitality & Tourism, Manufacturing Operations, Retail & Consumer Products, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent