Dufil Prima Foods Plc Recruitment for Development Chef

Dufil Prima Foods Plc is one of the fast-growing FMCG companies in Nigeria with eight processing locations across the nation. Over the past 17 years in the Nigerian market, Dufil Group has had a remarkable impact on the Nigerian culinary landscape. Our Product, Indomie Instant Noodles which appeals to several demographic groups has grown to become a household name across the country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Development Chef

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking to recruit candidates to lead concept development of culinary products, formulate and test new products leading to launch in QSR and/or FMCG.

Responsibilities

  • Create and present concepts in consumer product categories where the business operates like Noodles, Pasta, Snacks, e.t.c.
  • Create menu ideas and food products for cafe operations.
  • Create or modify recipes with regard to consumer and business landscape.
  • Ability to calculate nutrition in menu products and to generate calories chart together with Quality Control.
  • Stay ahead of the consumer flavor trend and translate it into the culinary application.
  • Conduct or participate in surveys for consumer insights.
  • Participate in sensory analysis and shelf-life studies.
  • Work closely with Product Development, Quality Control, Operations, Marketing and Consumer Insights.
  • Manage and build knowledge in the respective domain and provide culinary guidance in response to the business needs.
  • Overall management of development kitchen to meet safety requirements.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Professional Chef with Bachelors or Diploma in Culinary Art or related discipline.
  • Minimum of second-class, lower division.
  • 25 to 30 years of age.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Food Service/FMCG Industry.
  • Creative and innovative thinking with an understanding of ingredients and local palette preference (Nigerian cuisine) along with in-depth industry knowledge.

Application Closing Date
30th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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