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3 days/week at home

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Job Description

THE GOAL

This role will lead the product development activity for our new Korean food concepts. You will develop new Korean products and design production/operation processes (in collaboration with Korean concept developer) to create viable and scalable concepts.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Department: Korean concept.

Reporting to: CEO and Founder

Direct reports: None

Working with: Central NPD team

Travel involved.

Travel as and when required mainly in the UK and some occasional requirement to travel to locations in Europe.

WHAT THEY DO

Innovation & Product Development

  • Responsible for the development of the Korean food offer for the new developed Korean concepts
  • Create & develop new and modify existing recipe/ products in line with briefs and financial targets to innovate top selling Korean food offers that are replicable through our retail outlets.
  • Engineer product costing and adapt recipes to balance food quality and commercial targets to brand standards.
  • Understands food and product trends influencing consumer behaviours.
  • Presenting and executing Innovation Days to internal and external stakeholders
  • Monitors and communicates competitor activity and innovation in the Korean food market.
  • Identify Korean products and ingredients for innovative new product development.
  • Regularly update stakeholders on the product development pipeline.
  • Works closely with the supply chain team to maintain up to date knowledge of suppliers.
  • Accountable for creating materials and training of recipes/products to the marketing, operational teams and Partners.
  • Supports the quality team in production and technical trials.

WHO THEY ARE

  • You will have a deep understanding and passion for Korean culture and food
  • Capable of developing products from ingredients to packaging that British customers will love.
  • Able to create products that are easily franchisable
  • Understanding of sales with a focus on customer satisfaction
  • Passionate about Korean product
  • Language - fluent in English, Korean speaking is highly desirable.
  • Experience in developing Korean food.
  • NPD and/or Innovation experience in FMCG (minimum 2yrs +)
  • Proven track record of delivery of high quality, sustainable and commercial products
  • Ability to lead multiple projects and prioritise self accordingly.
  • Creative and enthusiastic in food recipe development
  • Food handling experience

Soft Skills

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to effectively problem solve and stay agile in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborative to understand capabilities and market requirements
  • Drive a great food culture
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passionate and influential communicator

Company benefits

Dog friendly office
Work from anywhere scheme – work from anywhere for up to one week
Wellbeing allowance
Mental health platform access
Health insurance
Birthday off
Cycle to work scheme
Volunteer days
Company wide holidays/offsites
Employee discounts
Teambuilding days
L&D budget – Uni Fund
Annual pay rises
Daily meal vouchers
Location
82%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
75%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
72%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
65%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
72%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
79%
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
78%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
70%
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Culture
71%
Employees enjoy the working environment
Mission
72%
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Salary
45%
Employees feel that their salary is fair and in line with the market average

Working at KellyDeli

Company employees

253

Office locations

London, Paris, Madrid, Milan, Dusseldorf, Malmo, Monterrey, Amsterdam, Brussels, Denmark

Hiring Countries

Belgium

France

Germany

Italy

Mexico

Netherlands

Sweden

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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