R&D Process Technologist

Blue Spark
Surrey - M3 & M4 corridor
Closing date
7 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Development, Engineering, Technical, Scientist
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

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 a Process Technologist to join their growing R&D Team.

The Role

This is a newly created role where you will be the key link between R&D and the manufacturing teams.  Your main focus will be to ensure the consistent achievement of process capability as well product key quality attributes for the introduction of new product, technologies and changes to existing products.  You will provide expertise of the manufacturing processes and the influence of product changes to performance.  You will use your analytical skills to understand tolerances and standard deviations with the ability to spot the patterns in the data.

You will take a lead role in line trials and validation for new products as well as changes to existing ones. Input on process design and development, support with commissioning new equipment and continuous improvement initiatives are also a key part of the role where you will work closely with the engineering and CI teams.

You will also work closely with the Product Assurance teams to set best practice for product validation and verification through test method and test equipment.

The Person

This role would suit a motivated and ambitious science or engineering graduate with experience of working within a manufacturing or R&D environment. 

Conducting line trials, analysing data and working as part of a product qualification team is essential.  Your experience would ideally be from within the food & drink sector but other scientific product sectors will be considered too.

You must have working knowledge of tools to drive product and process capability improvement such as Practical Statistics, 6 Sigma toolbox, DoE tools. 

As well as outstanding attention to detail, analytical and reporting skills you will be able to utilise your interpersonal skills to form strong relationships and build networks with internal teams and suppliers. In addition, it is also vital that you possess an excellent level of IT literacy.

If you are motivated, quick to learn and committed to providing excellent products then click ‘Apply’ now or call Dhrutee on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

Ref: F6359


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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