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Development Technologist (FTC 3 Months)

Blue Spark
Closing date
29 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

An international brand, passionate about innovation and sustainability are expanding their presence within the European markets.  They have a highly talented team and are looking for a curious and passionate Development Technologist to join them for a three month contract.

The Role

You will be supporting the NPD Manager to deliver the product development strategy and working with global teams to deliver exciting new products. You will be supporting the team on various projects from concept to launch, getting involved in all aspects of NPD / EPD.  This will include recipe formulation, product documentation, working with process and technical teams to carry out product line trials, validation testing and sensory analysis.  

The Person

This role will suit a technically minded Product Developer ideally with a Food Science degree and some experience of working in a concept to launch NPD role in a food or drink manufacturing environment. You will have a real passion for developing food & drink products and a good understanding of product formulation, ingredient functionality, hands on development, scale up, and product launch experience.

You will be able to support NPD projects, understand the NPD stage gate process and have some experience of working with ingredient suppliers. You will be a natural communicator with the ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships.

This is a 3 month contract starting ASAP.  Interested in finding out more? Apply now or call Dhrutee on 0345 2600 737 for a confidential chat.

Ref: F6484

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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