Some great job opportunities have just come about at David Wood Baking, which we wanted to make you aware of. The details are below and are New Product Development focused. To apply for any of these jobs, you should email your CV and a Covering Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Role - NPD Baker
Company – David Wood Baking
Location – West Midlands
Starting Salary - £24000 - £27,000
Closing Date – 3rd August 2021
David Wood Baking is a fast growing food manufacturing business operating out of 8 sites across the UK. Supplying most of the major retailers and discounters, food service firms and some of the UK’s leading brands with a selection of speciality bread, pies, sweet and savoury pastries and ready meal products through both frozen and ambient channels.
Our Development, Technical and Sales teams work closely together to innovate and deliver high quality goods that meet our customer’s briefs and technical standards. DWB is an exciting and challenging place to work and as the company continues to grow we are looking for an NPD Baker.
As a NPD Baker, you will be exposed to all aspects of new product development and will be responsible for effectively delivering innovation through new products and improving existing recipes in line with the customer expectations and David Wood Baking site agendas. Ensuring that products and projects are delivered to the agreed profitability and timescales. You will work closely with Process and Development Manager, Process and Development Technologists and Commercial Managers to ensure alignment and delivery of projects, making sure that any technical and operational requirements are taken into consideration.
You must be creative and have a natural flair for idea/ recipe generation whilst considering the manufacturing process. Using your knowledge of ingredients and trends you will have a natural ability to create recipes inline with customer expectations and be able to manage writing recipes and costings, preparing samples, ordering ingredients and completing factory trials. This is a demanding role in a fast-paced business that will require a strong individual who has a proactive approach to manage multiple timelines and projects across different sites.
It would be a great advantage if you have previous experience working in a development role within the bakery industry.
Application deadline: 03/08/2021
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £24,000.00-£27,000.00 per year
Face masks to be worn whilst on site, Regularly hand washing, lateral flow testing twice weekly, social distancing as and where applicable
A-Level or equivalent (preferred)
Food production: 1 year (preferred)
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