Cake Developer - 12 Month FTC

Blue Spark
Glasgow East, Glasgow
Closing date
2 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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The Company

This is your chance to join a successful bakery business that supply innovative and tasty products to retail and foodservice customers. They are seeking an ambitious and inquisitive Pastry Chef to join their existing team to cover a 12 month maternity leave.

The Role

This is a unique opportunity to learn, grow, experiment and above all work for a company that you can be proud of. You will be reporting to the Innovations Manager, working to extend existing product ranges with new innovative concepts in line with the latest market trends and insights. 

You will work to customer briefs, creating new pastry products and cakes, using your cake decorating skills to the full.  You will be required to explore new exciting flavours / ingredients to see how they can best be attuned to new products and customer requirements.  You’ll liaise with the NPD and Process teams to ensure your products are manufactured successfully without compromising on flavour and quality, guaranteeing a taste sensation for consumers every time. 

The Person

This role would suit a creative and passionate Pastry Chef with culinary flair who is looking for their first step into the world of innovation within a food manufacturing environment.

Ideally you will have some experience within a restaurant or bakery setting where you have honed your pastry skills and now looking to move your career in a different direction.

You will be able to think outside of the box and be confident in presenting your ideas and passion for pastry to others. Knowledge of bakery ingredient functionality to help problem solve product issues and perfect recipes would be great to have.  You will be constantly on the lookout for the latest trends and be able to bring these ideas to life to keep ahead of competitors.

If you are looking to take the next step up in your career and play a key role in a successfully growing & innovative business, send through your application across or call Dhrutee 0345 2600 737.


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.

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

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