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Nov 20, 2019
Who are Kerry Foods?     We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and an altogether individual business. We’re home to incredible brands such as  Strings & Things, Fridge Raiders,   Wall’s & Richmond sausages, Pure, Dairygold and Denny .     Plus we’re a  leading producer of yummy supermarket private label products such as ready meals, cooked meats, cheese and dairy products . We’re made up of a team of brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. What's the role about?      Your core portfolio will be working on the nations favourite sausage - Richmond & Naked Glory (meat free). You will have a wide and varied area and able to get involved with Walls & Fridge Raiders.  You will work with the wider R&D team and operations team to drive the projects through the development process in a timely manner / To win in the market by providing relevant product design to create brilliant recipes that will be loved by our customers and deliver commercially for the business. To achieve success it is critical that the R&D Technologist works cross-functionally to ensure that all concepts/recipes developed are aligned with the business strategy. What you'll be responsible for:   Interpretation of briefs to ensure the development of innovative and technologically competent solutions, that are in line with brand/customer expectations, operational constraints and commercial needs. Work alongside the Senior R&D Technologist and NPI to manage projects & co-ordinate project teams. Support the communication & management of all critical paths progress with the cross functional team ensuring regular progress updates. Ensure that R&D are actively liaising with the cross functional team to discuss all new products, raw materials and  processing to iron out issues at the front end of the development process. Be aware of target costs, promotional mechanics (where applicable), 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. Working in partnership with the Kerry central purchasing team ensuring all new raw materials are approved prior to being approved by the customer Prepare product samples for customers, photography, nutritionals, shelf life, handovers, pre-pro and launches Manage the handover of approved products (customer & factory) to the site in accordance with the NPI process. To present all new concepts to site SLT prior to panels ensuring accurate costings are delivered against current factory capabilities Maintain awareness of market, consumer & restaurant trends and competitor activity, applying this knowledge during the development phase. What we're looking for:       Process knowledge & factory product development experience  Previous experience in the Food Manufacturing Industry desirable Product / Menu Costing Experience Sourcing of Ingredients/Produce Passionate about food Project management skills Highly organized multi-tasker Displays tenacity. Goes that extra mile to achieve results and deliver excellent service Sound understanding of Current Food trends Ability to cook and present to people at various levels   If this sounds like you, then please apply - we'd be thrilled to hear from you!
Kerry Ingredients Burton upon Trent, TFW, GB
Nov 20, 2019
Requisition ID 11208   Position Type FT Permanent   Recruiter #LI-TG1  Posting Type LI  Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless. Key responsibilities Partner to Category Managers to implement global procurement strategies Responsibility for spend within selected categories Coordinate teams across regions to achieve category goals Supplier relationship management Internal stakeholder relationship management Conduct & support negotiations Qualifications and skills Ideally 2-3 years experience within the manufacturing sector, preferable with global FMCG organisation Honours University degree in Business, Procurement or related field Track record of accomplishments in Procurement or related discipline Advanced Microsoft Excel & Office Skills Working knowledge SAP, Sap BI / BW experience, Salesforce.com an advantage Highly numerate, problem solving and administration skills
Kerry Ingredients Burton upon Trent, TFW, GB
Nov 20, 2019
About Kerry A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about. About the role Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager Taste, you will be the key marketing point of contact for Kerry’s portfolio of Sweet and Beverage technologies. This involves the creation of content which our commercial teams can easily understand and leverage in order to communicate to our customers, including digital content, PR and day-to-day accountability of communication around the technologies, both internal and external. You will work in partnership with End Use Business Leads to ensure the correct communication of our technologies (products) and technology brands at a category level, and will be a key stakeholder for Sweet & Beverage Taste in strategy planning with same.  The nature of the role is fast-paced, and susceptible to change. Given the breadth of sub-categories which the technologies can cater to, it requires good communication and project management skills, adaptability to change and a can-do attitude. A background in the Food or Beverage industry and a genuine interest in food and beverage is preferred. As the successful candidate you will have a strong marketing background with experience in B2B or B2C marketing, demonstrating success in trend analysis, marketing communications, proposition development, in-market execution and evaluation.   Key responsibilities Managing the Sweet Taste Technology brands and delivering relevant content for Sales teams to support customer meetings and events Support customer meetings by providing relevant Taste content and coordinating the messaging and relevance of our technology through an End Use Market lens Working with technical teams and business development to create clear, simplified messaging of our technologies and ensure correct communication of same. Provide technology insight through the use of Kerry insight tools, including subscription-based data sources, consumer surveys and panels, direct interviews, sensory research analysis, market immersion, trend analysis, etc to support the development of the EUM strategies. Support the in-market marketing teams to develop a localised understanding of our Sweet and Beverage technologies and support local activities such as PR and customer meetings. Map our competitive landscape for to benchmark our Taste team. Work with the Global Taste Marketing team and local RDA, Marketing and Commercial teams to deliver Kerry’s annual Taste Charts Develop and manage the Sweet Taste calendars of activity Qualifications and skills Bachelor’s Degree (essential) - Bachelors or Master’s degree in marketing, , business or food science or related field. 3-5 years of marketing or market research experience, ideally in the food and beverage industry.
Kerry Ingredients Burton upon Trent, TFW, GB
Nov 20, 2019
Who are Kerry?     A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.   We’re now recruiting for an RD&A Innovation Chef to join our fast moving , exciting and creative team ! We are constantly challenging ourselves to bring business innovative opportunities that help us to remain not just in, but also ahead of the game.   We have the unique capability of being able to create benchtop prototype products, enabling stakeholders to not only see but also touch & taste the future and now we’re looking for someone to be part of the magic! What's the role about?   Do you love to cook & enjoy being creative? Do you relish the challenges that come with responsibility? A new career that will bring your recipes to life!! Exciting role with the opportunity of Global travel      To own culinary concept development & prototyping for the RD&A Innovation team on both branded & own label products .     You will work with the technical innovation teams & cross functionally ensure a consistent, focused, ‘one team’ approach To  achieve success it is critical that concepts are created within commercial scope & satisfy a clear consumer/customer need What do you need to do?     Own a culinary concept development across a range of RD&A innovation projects in short & long term ‘Bring alive’ business aligned opportunities that allow stakeholders to see, touch & taste the future Have the ability to problem solve, think through challenges & handle multiple data sources Concept/recipe development on pro-active innovation to unlock own label, branded category by combining strategic thinking, insight, creativity & technology Maintain awareness of the external market – food, retail, restaurant, health & nutrition, technology and brands – competitor and consumer trend and update the innovation team accordingly You will work with insights and other teams to identify unmet and future consumer needs, driving breakthrough thinking to facilitate the development of products, packaging or technologies to match these needs. Feeding in fresh thinking, ideas and concepts across a broad spectrum that leverage your idea of expertise by helping input  into medium and long term innovation pipelines   What we're looking for:     Experience as a Senior Chef or equivalent food experience is essential Previous experience in the Food Manufacturing Industry is desirable Product/Menu costing experience Sourcing of ingredients/produce Passionate and knowledgeable about food Project management skills Highly self-motivated with a great eye for detail    If this sounds like you, then please apply we'd be thrilled to hear from you!
Kerry Ingredients Burton upon Trent, TFW, GB