Devel­op­ment Chef

Cranswick Gourmet Sausage Co. (Lazenby’s) is our fast-paced sausage facility located in Hull. Using only the best cuts of British pork, fresh herbs, and spices, Cranswick are the UK’s leading producer of gourmet sausages and burgers, supplying major retailers and foodservice outlets alike.

Our people are at the heart of the business, and we are now looking for a talented creative Development Chef to join our team of hard-working and dedicated individuals who share our passion for food.

Providing a customer facing resource within the team, to innovate and develop new and exciting products, playing a major role in delivering NPD projects for our customers. Proactively scope development opportunities with external partners. Delivering exciting presentations to the internal team and external customer with finesse and professionalism. Demonstrating pride and passion through results and sharing expertise.

(A full job description is available upon request.)

Shift: Monday-Friday office hours

Salary to be discussed at interview stage.

What We Offer:

  • Training and carer development
  • Friendly work environment
  • Overtime – time and a half after basic hours
  • Pension package
  • Access to our ‘Feed your Wellbeing’ hub, offering a range of retail, restaurant and entertainment discounts and wellbeing support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Opportunity to purchase extra holiday
  • Discounted share scheme
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Death in service insurance
  • Additional holiday with service

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of chilled food FMCG
  • Understand and has worked with NPD processes and factory operations.
  • Be a confident presenter with a history of customer facing roles.
  • Actively keep abreast of emerging food trends.

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to: Lazenbys.recruitment@cranswick.co.uk

Internal applicants must inform their line manager before applying and confirm at interview.

Closing Date: 24th May 2024

Please note that if a suitable candidate is found, this closing date may be brought forward.