Food Development Placement at BSH

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st January 2020
South East
Milton Keynes
Salary Band
£14,000 - £15,999
Role May Involve
Food and Drink

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“The working environment at BSH is great, everyone is very friendly and you are given plenty of support to complete your daily tasks. It was a great company to have my first year in full time work, and it was made especially enjoyable by the number of other interns so there were a lot of people to socialise with outside of work too.…” - Read full review

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Food Development Placement

As the successful Food Development Placement, you will be responsible for supporting the Training and Culinary team within the Kitchen Channel, assisting the Senior Home Economist and category projects including product development, analysis of competitors, food preparation and storage development. You will also maintain and deliver support to the Training team and Trade and Brand Marketing Teams.

This includes:

  • Supporting the Senior Home Economist with projects in conjunction with Cooking Category Teams to develop and maintain “best in class” training and culinary experiences in all venues.
  • Responsible for the application of ‘Safer Food Better Business’ Hygiene Standards for the Training Showrooms, including spot checks in all showrooms, progress report to Senior Home Economist.
  • Design and produce recipes and culinary content for Training Courses, Brand Marketing (incl Social Team), Home Connect Team in conjunction with Senior Home Economist.
  • Support in creating and delivering food experiences at events/shows and external venues
  • Sourcing and ordering of food for training courses, ordering equipment as needed. Ensuring full utilisation of all fresh food including advance menu dishes for Contracts Team visits, freestanding courses and utilisation to prevent waste and control budget.
  • Testing of all food preparation appliances of BSH in order to learn how to get the best out of them and identify the appliance strengths.
  • To constantly monitor the UK food and nutrition market, translating these trends into product, feature, training or marketing development demands
  • To provide BSH UK with the latest and most experienced knowledge of food storage, preparation and cooking in order to keep BSH UK the leading company in cooling and cooking.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their enthusiasm and interest in Food Development and will also be working towards or have recently graduated with a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics, or in a related topic.

You will also have:

  • Hold an up to date food hygiene certificate
  • Have the ability to transfer knowledge into daily work
  • Be proactive and able to manage time, priorities and multi-tasks effectively
  • Ability to work effectively under low supervision
  • Work well under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Work well as a team player as well as independently using own initiative
  • Ability to pay attention to detail when appropriate
  • Ability to maintain close relationship management with third parties
  • Good degree of creativity
  • Good communications skills
  • Home Economics Qualification
  • Experience of working within UK food industry ideally from food manufacturing and supermarkets
  • Keen interest in appliances and food
  • Demonstration skills
  • Presentation skills
  • PC literate
  • Able to implement and maintain food safety standards

About BSH

BSH Home Appliances Ltd is a subsidiary company of BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, the largest manufacturer of home appliances in Europe and one of the leading companies in the sector worldwide. The group was founded in 1967 and since the beginning of 2015 BSH exclusively belongs to the Bosch Group, headquartered in Munich.

BSH Home Appliances Ltd offers a complete range of kitchen appliances from cooking, refrigeration, laundry and dishwashers through to small kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners and home comforts from four brands, Bosch, Siemens, Neff and Gaggenau. We are responsible for all sales and marketing activities in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Our headquarters are based in Milton Keynes, with a state of the art warehouse. Our new Central Customer Hub (CCH) is located in Corby, having the largest footprint of any warehouse to be built in the UK in the past five years. Not forgetting the prestigious Gaggenau showroom in the heart of London, as well as an office in Dublin.

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