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Food Technologist

Blue Spark
South East England
Closing date
16 May 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This is an incredible opportunity for a passionate and motivated Food Technologist looking to join an independent food business to support their growth plans.  They supply a wide range of products sourced from across the globe into retail and food service markets.

The Role

You will join the Technical Team who are responsible for keeping products safe, legal and compliant as well as supporting with product innovation.  You will work closely with a range of customers to gain a clear understanding of their requirements for products and packaging.  As well as taking responsibility for technical information you will also manage NPD projects with suppliers. This will include product sampling and benchmarking, packaging development, supplier management and factory visits.

The Person

We are looking for a confident Technologist with a Food Science or related qualification with experience within the food industry.  You will ideally have worked within food manufacturing or retail and are now looking for an exciting role to enhance your career.

You will need strong knowledge of BRC and HACCP as well as retailer codes of practice, specifications and a good understanding of the NPD process.

Outstanding communication, influencing and relationship building skills are essential as you’ll be liaising with internal teams as well as suppliers and customers on a regular basis.  Your attention to detail, organisational and prioritisation skills also need to be top notch.

So if you feel you have the drive and ambition, coupled with the technical prowess to make an impact within this expanding business then apply now or call Dhrutee on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


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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