Product Developer (Bakery) - Leeds
Asda's Own Brand new product development is key to our business strategy, driving quality, innovation and newness for our Asda customer to enjoy. If successful you'll be joining a team who lead from the front, driving category development and implementing the Trading and Brand strategy across Bakery.
As a Product Developer you'll ensure thatthe categorydelivers against their quality benchmark; that Innovation and newness is landed across your category and that Quality is maintained from initial product concept right through the entire product life cycle to launch. You will also make sure that your suppliers comply with the Asda policies throughout the product development process.
Partnering with stakeholders across the business you will be accountable for setting the range and product strategy based on customer needs and ensuring products are commercially viable and in line with our continuous improvement programme.
You will be passionate about driving quality and continuous improvement and will ensure our products are both great quality and great value for our customers. In line with our Asda Brand benchmarking strategy you will be accountable for managing ongoing improvements of our products to meet customer needs.
A passion for quality and consistence and all things food related will place you on the path to success. You will have gained experience within a food manufacturing, food retailing or food technology environment and been instrumental in delivering innovative food products which exceed quality standards. Ideally with a food/nutrition based degree or equivalent qualification, you will demonstrate strong food product development/technical skills combined with a commercial understanding and passion for the customer. You will be a pro-active team member with strong interpersonal, organisation and management skills you will be able to work independently, prioritise effectively and deliver to deadlines within specific timescales
Work Where it Works.
Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works. This enables you tochosewhere you'll be the most effective. It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team.
You will also get a benefit packageincluding;-
Discretionary company bonus Companypensionup to 7% matched10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.
We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.