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Finsbury Food Group Job Vacancies

Finsbury Food Group are recruiting for a New Product Development Craft Baker and Cake Decorator for their busy Development kitchen based at Lightbody of Hamilton.

Brief Duties:  This role requires driving key project initiatives within the NPD team and the wider business as well as advising and assisting Product Developers in ensuring the development of great cakes and snacking items.  You will be responsible for actively building relationships with key suppliers and customers, existing and new, to maximise the company’s knowledge and the product development output quality.

Technical or Special Knowledge, Experience or Training:


- Strong bakery knowledge
- Ability to work hands on with product
- Experience or knowledge of: design, art and crafts combined with cake decorating or baking skills
- Computer literate


- Either Bakery/ Food science / Patisserie qualifications
- Have strong experience in the bakery industry
- Cake decorating skills
- Previously held an NPD role within a bakery. Biscuit or confectionery background an advantage
- Design, art and craft background
- Knowledge of cake manufacturing and process
- Driving license

Any Other Requirements

- Good communicator
- Confident and articulate
- Good presentation skills
- Organised
- Enjoys a challenge and can deliver under pressure
- Able to work on their own

Principal Challenges/Key Features:

- Keeping abreast of existing and new ideas, applications and processes within the bakery industry
- Knowledge transfer with development and kitchen teams
- Communication across multi function teams internally and external suppliers and customers where required

Please apply to the following with a copy of you current CV and covering letter via:

Email at andrew.hutchinson@finsburyfoods.co.uk

Or post to

Andrew Hutchinson
Head of Development
Lightbody Celebration Cakes
Finsbury Food Group plc
73 Bothwell Road

Or for telephone inquires or informal chat please contact
Andrew on
Mob: 07788314911
Tel: 01698 285227 (ext  226)