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Quality Technologist

Blue Spark
Closing date
1 Jul 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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The Company


This innovative, budding company are making real waves in the industry. They are aiming to create dynamic, healthy and sustainable products for major retail customers across the UK. Currently building a shiny new factory, they are seeking a Quality Technologist to join their mission and act as the architect for their future success.


The Role


Reporting into the Technical Manager, you will champion quality for the new purpose-built site, acting as the go-to professional for any quality issues or queries. The new site aims to be the first of its kind in the UK, allowing sustainable and innovative production techniques for natural products; therefore you will be tasked with implementing and managing quality management systems, seeking solutions and dynamic ways of working to ensure production success. A key responsibility of the role will be to achieve the site’s first BRC accreditation and you will be a pivotal player in helping to make this happen.


The role will also see you work practically in the factory to manage trials and samples, investigate non-conformances and ensure food and safety standards are met throughout. You will have the support to broaden your professional capabilities by communicating with key customers, learning how to present and meet the demands of leading retailers in the UK.


The Person


The company have an exciting and ambitious future ahead, so they are keen to find an adaptable and dynamic food professional who is looking to expand their existing skillset and help them set the food world alight. If you have achieved a Food Science degree, or similar and have 1-2 years of industry experience ideally in a technical/ quality focused role, within a BRC accredited environment then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.


To succeed in the role you will have good industry know-how, keeping up to date with market trends and technical advances that could improve food production. You will find joy in communicating across all levels of a business, happy to identify an issue and work collaboratively to find a solution. You will also be a determined and reliable individual who is happy to wear many different hats and will take pride in being part of a rapidly expanding company who aim to make positive changes to the food industry.


A full UK driving license and access to your own vehicle is essential for this position.


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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
West Sussex
RH16 3AL
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