R&D Technician

Blue Spark
South East England
Closing date
23 Oct 2019

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Engineering, Graduate, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

This is a great opportunity to work for a well-established company, with an ever-expanding range of global products. They are now seeking an R&D Technician to join their growing Product Assurance team.

The Role

Reporting to the Global Product Assurance Manager your main focus will be to support the Research & Development team with the evolution of new products by performing, analysing and reporting the results of the agreed technical testing programs.

You’ll contribute to the efficiency of the team by recommending both technical solutions to deliver quality new products, as well as improvements to testing protocols and ways of working. Additionally, you will be completing robust risk assessments and ensuring these are continually up to date to provide safe products their consumers love. You’ll develop close working relationships with internal teams to support the decision making process of the Product Assurance team.

The Person

This role would suit a motivated and ambitious graduate with a proven track record of outstanding attention to detail, coupled with analytical and reporting skills. You must be happy working as part of a small team, taking responsibility for running tests independently and be able to take a flexible and enthusiastic approach to excel in this fast paced work environment.

You will also be able to utilise your interpersonal skills to form strong relationships and build networks whilst being able to proactively recommend and/or take actions to solve technical issues and improve ways of working. In addition, it is also vital that you possess and excellent level of IT literacy.

If you are motivated, quick to learn and committed to providing excellent products then click ‘Apply’ now or call 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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