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Corby, Northamptonshire
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Product
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£30-35K plus excellent benefits

About The Role

Are you passionate about product development / NPD? How about developing products that truly make a difference to people’s lives? This is The 1:1 Diet and this one works! 

Our people, plan and products have been transforming people’s lives since the 80’s and whether you’re a foodie, interested in nutrition or diet, or simply want to develop your career within the food industry, then joining us a Product Development Technologist will enable you to grow your product development career and continue our support to those who are benefiting from our MRP (Meal Replacement Product) and diet products.

Location: Site based at our HQ in Corby, Northants
Hours of work: Monday - Friday: 08:30-16:30

What will I be doing?
You’ll be the engine room of our Product team, working collaboratively across our Operations and Commercial departments 
working to product briefs and leading NPD and EPD projects, taking ownership for your own project portfolio, supported by your experienced team. 

You’ll have a real opportunity to see the direct impact of the products you launch, as what makes us different to other food manufacturers, is that we don’t partner with retailers, giving us greater influence and input into our product ranges. Your project lifecycle will typically range from concept through to Gate 3 where we hand over to our Technical team who deliver product specifications and packaging requirements, enabling you to focus on what matters, creating great products!
 
You'll also;
  • Organise tasting sessions with internal stakeholders and support improvements to our tasting and sensory activity
  • Organise and run factory trials as part of our Stage & Gate framework
  • Conduct research on trends and competitor products
To support with factory trials, you’ll need to be available out of your standard hours on occasion.

Am I the right person for this job?
Key to success in this role is demonstrable experience of the product development lifecycle within the food industry and having supported a product through its development lifecycle.

You’ll also bring;
  • Sound working knowledge of MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint etc)
  • High attention to detail
  • A tenacity and passion for creating great products
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills to partner with various internal and external stakeholders at all levels
This is your opportunity to bring your foodie culture and help inspire true innovation to our scientifically proven food products that help change the lives of thousands across the world.

About Us

The 1:1 Diet, originally known as The Cambridge Diet, was launched in the UK in 1984 and has helped thousands of people worldwide lose weight and live healthier, happier lives. Together, we will make a difference by transforming more people's lives through the profitable development, manufacture & marketing of effective weight management products and plans supplied by direct selling entrepreneurs across the world.

 

We're an Employee-Owned company, with the ambition to create long-term ownership value for all our Employees who we call Employee Stakeholders, this comes in different forms, such as our reward and benefits package;

💷 Business Performance Award (bonus) - up to 10% of your salary
📈 Annual Profit Share – a % of your salary, we're employee-owned so it's only right we share our success with you
💰10% Employer Pension Contribution, that's right we'll put 10% into your pension
☀️ Up to 30 days holiday a year with our holiday purchase scheme 
🎂 Celebrate your birthday without being at work, take the day off on us!
💟 Healthcare Cash Plan where you can claim £££'s back and potentially avoid waiting times
👩‍⚕️ Bi-annual health check-ups - think of an MOT, but for you, not your car
🍫 Free The 1:1 Diet products for a nutritionally complete meal when you need it
🍼 Enhanced family leave, for the moments that really matter
 
 
We encourage you Apply today to avoid disappointment as we may close applications at our discretion should we receive a relevant pipeline of qualified candidates.

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