Senior Process Technologist

Blue Spark
South East England
Closing date
19 Sep 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

This growing food company are expanding and need to add some new talent to their NPD team to take the lead in working with their manufacturing partners in Europe and bring amazing new products to market.

The Role

As a key member of the Innovation team you will take ownership of the transition of new products from kitchen approval stage through to successful launch. This will mean taking responsibility for organising and attending factory trials, monitoring the commercial and operational feasibility of concepts for full scale production and driving continuous improvements.

You will work with your team to ensure the data from the trials are documented, reported and presented accurately.  You’ll engage with key stakeholders across sites to ensure the seamless delivery of the development process, regularly attending NPD and handover meetings to discuss relevant projects and communicate any issues.

As part of your role you will be required to travel to Europe to work with your manufacturing partners.

The Person

This role would suit a confident and motivated Process Technologist looking for a step up into a role with more seniority and autonomy.  Ideally you will be a Food Science or Technology graduate with previous experience of working in a fast paced process development role the food manufacturing industry.   

You’ll have proven track record of working with the UK retailers and understand their NPD gate stage process as well as the agility to work on multiple projects for different customers.

As you will be working with manufacturing partners in Europe, you must be able to communicate effectively and be able to influence others to achieve results.

If you are looking for the opportunity to progress your career in an exciting new role with a supportive food business then we'd like to hear from you. Apply now or call Rachel on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Contact Us
  • 34 - 36 The Broadway
  • Haywards Heath
  • RH16 3AL
  • GB
  • 0845 2600 737
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