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Development Technologist

Blue Spark
East MIdlands
Closing date
2 Dec 2020

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Development, Graduate
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

One of the UK’s most successful food business are looking for a passionate and driven Development Technologist to support the creation of new products across an innovative and fast moving category.

The Role

Reporting to the NPD Manager, you will work with the creative talents of Development Chefs to devise exciting new concepts that keep your category in tune with the latest market developments and ingredient trends. You’ll be responsible for recipe development, using your understanding of product costings and technical aspects to ensure new products are consistently produced with quality, costs and customer values in mind.

You will also work closely with the process and technical teams to ensure product launches are successful and launch on time.

The Person

We are looking for an enthusiastic Development Technologist with creative flair and some experience within a food manufacturing environment. Ideally, you’ll have worked in a similar fast paced innovations role where you have gained an understanding of developing product for the major retailers.  You understand the NPD process, can manage multiple projects and work well within a team.

Good commercial awareness, an eye for detail and passion for food is also a must have along with great communication, organisation and presentation skills too.

So if you’re a foodie who can work with pace and tenacity to translate innovative ideas into market leading products then then apply now or get in touch with Jodie for more information:  Tel: 0345 2600 737 / E:



We do our utmost to get back to candidates quickly but if you have not heard back from us within 5 days then your application has not been successful on this occasion.  

Due to the high volume of applications we receive,   I am sorry to say that we are unable to respond to candidates that do not possess the required food & drink industry experience required for our vacancies.


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.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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