Development Technologist (FTC)

Blue Spark
Closing date
29 Aug 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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The Company

This global brand are working at pace to extend their existing ranges into Europe and also creating new product offerings.  In order to deliver the NPD team is looking for additional support for from a bright, agile and ambitious graduate food developer.  It is a 3 month FTC contract with an immediate start.

The Role

You will be supporting the NPD team to create and deliver new products as well as refine existing ranges.  You will be help with the development pipeline from concept to launch for the European market.  You’ll be involved with multiple projects, working with cross-functional teams and key suppliers to ensure a successful launch.  This will include hands on development work, product formulation, recipe documentation, scale up and product trials.

The Person

This role will suit a graduate who is degree educated within Food Science or Food Technology, with previous NPD role in a manufacturing environment.  Ideally you’ll have a minimum of 12 months experience where you have worked in a concept to launch NPD role so you understand the product development cycle.  

This is a great opportunity to gain experience with a recognised brand and jump start your NPD career.  Interested in finding out more? Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for a confidential chat.

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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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