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R&D Technologist

Blue Spark
London (West), London (Greater)
Closing date
6 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a health-conscious entrepreneurial food brand, with an ever-expanding range of premium products. They are now seeking an R&D Technologist to join their team and help drive the development of innovative new foods.

The Role

Reporting to the R&D Manager you’ll be a key member of the R&D team managing all stages of product development in order to be in-line with the company’s values. You’ll be actively involved with the formulation of new recipes and refreshing existing ones, testing and scaling up to ensure the product is of a high specification that meet the company's stringent quality guidelines.

You will work closely with the manufacturing sites to ensure new products can be successfully implemented with the existing production parameters. You’ll also liaise with suppliers to keep ahead of competitors by identifying raw materials and ingredients opportunities that mirror new and emerging trends.

The Person

This role would suit a motivated and ambitious food science graduate with a proven track record within an R&D environment, ideally having done an R&D placement or are working in a similar role now where you have influenced NPD initiatives. Bakery or confectionary experience is ideal but not essential. You will have experience of working on R&D projects, analysing data and assisting in product research.

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. You will need to be able to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment where you need to be enthusiastic, adaptable, have a passion for the science behind food and a great finder of solutions.

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

Ref: F6482


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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