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Concept Technologist

Blue Spark
South East England
Closing date
28 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This is a superb chance to join a prominent food manufacturer producing innovative chilled products across a vast range of categories for prestigious customers.  Highly ambitious and passionate about good food, they are looking for their next NPD star to help drive new projects.

The Role

In this vibrant innovations-led role you’ll be responsible for the introduction of new product concepts, driving ideas through the creative development process whilst ensuring the end result is commercially viable. Using your market knowledge you will work closely with the Development Chefs to highlight new trends which will help to create exciting new interpretations of high profile customer briefs. Through this you will turn innovative concepts into a profitable reality and also expertly update existing ranges to give them a competitive edge.

You’ll take critical path responsibility from kitchen concepts to factory transfers. This will include supporting with initial trials ensuring translation of recipe methods and assembly are communicated effectively to the process team.

You will also work closely with customers, presenting to them on and offsite, preparing high quality presentations to demonstrate new concepts and improve existing products.

The Candidate

Suit a graduate with a Food Science or related qualification who has previous experience in a similar NPD role where you have demonstrated a talent for developing creative new short shelf-life products. You’ll enjoy presenting new product ideas to customers in order to captivate their interest and drive projects forward.

Outgoing, creative and ambitious you’ll excel within a fast paced business and should be used to working to tight turnaround times efficiently. You’ll also need to have excellent communication, organisation and project management skills along with a passion for food and keeping up with the latest ingredient trends.

So if you’re looking for the chance to work for an amazing chilled business where you can really apply and develop your creative NPD skills then apply now or get in touch with Dhrutee to find out more – Tel: 0345 2600 737 or email us at,

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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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