The Innovation Exec/Chef is a new role, responsible for owning & developing new, innovative & creative amends across all our existing and new product categories. You will drive innovation, spending considerable time in the development kitchens, bringing the business with you on a journey to be leaders in Complete Food. You will collaborate with the wider Operation, Nutrition & Technical teams on delivery of exciting additions to the Huel product range, with a keen focus on concept development whilst working closely with category leads.
- To be the expert & own our innovation agenda. being ahead of the market on all the latest trends & ingredients. Bringing all Huel teams on the journey
- To ensure the business is at the forefront of innovation and aware of new competitor launches and current food trends.
- To ensure that all new products are developed in line with the business' strategy. These must consider commercial targets- with a constant focus on improving these
- To take ownership of the NPD process by helping put in place procedures and a clear workable process, which is clearly defined within the business.
- Impeccable compliance and communication at each stage effectively both internally & externally.
- To manage the delivery of innovation from respective sites, including occasional supplier visits.
- To ensure that all developments satisfy price, quality, technical & operational parameters by means of a feasibility process, before sharing with the NPD leads.
- Motivate & influence the NPD team & Huel business to think differently- think bigger