Junior Development Chef

Location: Queensferry
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Upto £19,000
Reference: BBBH1024
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Our client based in the Deeside area have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Development Chef to join their New Product Development team. You will be supporting the Development chefs and working directly under the guidance of their Business Development Chef. This is an exciting role, with the opportunity to progress your career at the business. 

Pay & Hours of Work

£18,000k - £19,000k per annum
Monday – Friday / 40 hours per week


NPD sample generation - Ensuring customer samples are made to specification, to a high-quality standard, within customer deadlines, in line with customer policies and factory capabilities.
Ensure all documentation is detailed and correct.
Organise internal product sign off panels.
Liaise with cross functional departments.
Assist development chefs with customer presentations.
Work on specific NPD projects.
Work closely with the Process team and cross functional teams to ensure smooth transition of products from kitchen to launch.
Attend line trials and ensure all sign off requirements are available to ensure accurate handover/sign off.
Ensure all kitchen health and safety procedures are adhered to.
To uphold the company values and adhere to internal and external customer confidentialities.


Good planning, organisation and communication skills.
Experience of working within a food manufacturing role would be desirable.
A keen interest in cooking would be ideal.
Able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
PC Literate.
Previous experience of working within a restaurant kitchen would be desirable.