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Senior Development Technologist

Blue Spark
West Midlands
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Food Manufacturing
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The Company

We are working with an amazing company who have grown to become one of the UK’s most successful food businesses producing a plethora of pioneering products within the complex chilled arena. With their passion for food innovation and quality they are seeking a like-minded Senior NPD Technologist who can support the Head of Food with the implementation the NPD strategy for their biggest retailer accounts.

The Role

In this highly sought after NPD role you will manage a small team and work alongside the development chefs to manage the innovation of products across multiple product categories for retail customers. 
With your eye on the latest food and ingredient trends you’ll support and encourage the talents of NPD Chefs and Technologists to create culinary delights that consumers will love, from offering innovative range extensions to bringing brand new concepts to the table. 
In this customer focused role you’ll also work in partnership with one of the company’s most prestigious retail clients, influencing the direction of key NPD projects and presenting new range ideas to really excite and inspire key decision makers. 

The Person

Suit a creative, tenacious and credible Senior NPD Technologist who has experience of working within inventive and complex product categories, or a Development Technologist who is ready for the next step up. 
You'll have a proven track record of driving the development of new products where you have delivered persuasive presentations and established great relationships with the major retailers. You must also have excellent team management skills with the ability to motivate and develop a creative team to reach their full potential. You'll need to have superb interpersonal and communication skills coupled with a resourceful and flexible approach to the NPD process in order to lead your team to deliver successful NPD projects. 

If you have a passion for food and are looking for the chance to make an impact with this thriving food business then apply now or get in touch with Dhrutee to find out more – Tel: 0345 2600 737 or E: 
Ref: F6280 


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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