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Jr New Ingredient Development Specialist - Contract

Green Chef

Green Chef

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

S'more about the team

We are looking for a Junior New Ingredient Development (NID) Specialist who will join our team on a 12-month contract. Reporting to the NID Specialist, you will have the opportunity to work with a supportive team of data-driven creatives, building meaningful food experiences for thousands of Canadians weekly!

Lettuce share what this role will be responsible for

  • Work closely with the HFCP Product and Procurement Teams to support both new and existing ingredient development
  • Collaborate with the Product and Procurement Teams on end-to-end projects ranging from; net new product offerings, cost-savings initiatives and in-market performance
  • Manage multiple cross-functional stakeholder relationships through a collaborative, data-led approach
  • Maintain existing SKU Validation inbounding processes and tools with a view to improve process gaps as identified
  • Create quantitative/qualitative surveys for SKU sensory tests and maintain delivery/testing schedule for the Tasting Panel
  • Analyze survey feedback and share the results with all relevant stakeholders
  • Embrace the HelloFresh DNA and apply these core principles to your daily work to positively impact your team and organization at large
  • All other duties, as assigned

Sound a-peeling? Here's what we're looking for

  • Undergraduate or Culinary Degree or equivalent commercial food industry experience
  • Some experience in recipe development, CPG product development, and/or professional kitchens
  • Background in Food Science is a plus
  • Data-driven in all that you do
  • Comfort in working with databases (including data entry) and learning proprietary software
  • Proactive, ambitious, and confident: you take ownership of your work and think beyond the scope of a given assignment
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with constant change and limited direction
  • Comfortable making quick decisions with far-reaching consequences
  • You are committed to the growth of your team, product and greater org

Let’s cut to the cheese, this is why you'll love it here

  • Box Discount - Amazing discounts on 1 box per week! 75% discount on weekly HelloFresh and Chefs Plate meal kits AND 50% off weekly Factor meal box
  • Health & Wellness - Health & Dental benefits from day 1, a Health Spending Account, and unlimited access to the Headspace app to meet your self-care needs.
  • Vacation & PTO - Time off is also an important part of self-care! We offer generous vacation and PTO to help you create a good work-life balance.
  • Family Benefits - A parental leave top-up program for expectant parents
  • WFH Allowance - A one time fund to help you set up or improve your home office
  • Growth & Development - We support your career progression, provide development opportunities, and invest in your continued learning through our organization wide L&D fund
  • Work Hard & Have Fun - From team socials to HQ Wellness Wednesdays, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to experience the fun!
  • Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives - With impactful ERG’s like HelloChange and Women Empowerment, we are committed to our diversity, equity & inclusion efforts
  • Food Puns - this one is kind of a big dill if you haven’t already noticed. We even have some punny meeting room names!

Flexible Hybrid Approach

At HelloFresh, we know that flexible work arrangements are essential in enabling you to do your best work, while balancing your personal and life needs. Offering remote work flexibility, along with the opportunity to interact and collaborate in the office are all a part of creating a great employee experience.

To meet these needs, we are pleased to provide Flexible Hybrid work. Flexible Hybrid is a people-first approach that is based on choice, trust, personalization, and empowers teams to choose when and how often they work from the office and work from home, in addition to team days and company days. This means a minimum of 1 day in office per week (or 4 days per month), with most teams in office between 2-3 days a week.

Working Conditions

It’s no surprise that as a food company, we use many ingredients that may be considered common allergens (i.e. peanuts, tree nuts, milk, etc.). Whether this role is based out of our headquarters or one of our distribution centers, it is possible that you may be exposed to such allergens in this role. If you have any concerns with being exposed to any particular food ingredients, including meat, please disclose this during the hiring process.