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Product Developer – Food Brand

Blue Spark
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
19 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

The Company

Do you like the thought of joining a vibrant entrepreneurial food brand where you can share and indulge your passion for innovation? This company are on a mission to be the next market defining brand through rejuvenating consumers diets with their culinary creations and health centred nutrition. With plans to expand into new channels and categories, they are now looking for a highly talented, engaging and proactive Product Developer to join their team in this newly created role.


The Role

As an integral member of this growing company you’ll be playing a crucial role in the development of products from concept to launch, supporting the NPD Manager to take this brand to the next level. No two days will ever be the same as you are exposed to all aspects of NPD and EPD across multiple categories, from taking a lead on managing the development kitchen, to assisting the NPD Manager in managing the pipeline and translating ideas into market leading products.

Getting up close and personal with the products themselves, you will take a lead on recipe creation, getting hands on with flavour development and ingredient management, as well as creating draft recipe nutritional’s and costings. You will also support tasting panels and overall project management, resolving any supplier issues and maintaining all paperwork. A champion of innovation and quality, you’ll work closely with your manufacturing partners, building a strong rapport to develop and scale pioneering ranges, whilst using your creative flair and commercial acumen to push the boundaries for your growing consumer base.   

Not only will you have the chance to develop your career with an amazing entrepreneurial business, you’ll collaborate with everyone in this close-knit, cross-functional business and be given the opportunity to develop edgy and first to market products, ensuring the brand stands out from the crowd and pushes the boundaries of innovation.


The Person

We're looking for an exceptionally talented and creative Product Developer with a well-honed palate, a passion for food, and boundless energy and enthusiasm to get hands on. You must have practical kitchen experience and a few years’ experience working in chilled food manufacturing, with an understanding of developing products from concept through to launch being advantageous.

Whilst having the adaptability and drive to easily pick up, prioritise and support projects, you’ll also be a natural organiser with exceptional planning skills to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner to set deadlines. You are a self-starter with resilience, tenacity and a high attention to detail, who strives for continuous improvement to support and inspire the brands mission. Additionally, you’ll be intuitive with top-notch interpersonal and communication skills in order to work collaboratively at all levels.


In Return

  • Flexible working
  • Weekly Meals allowance
  • Regular socials
  • Company Discounts

If you're a food fanatic looking to sink your teeth into very unique opportunity with a stand-out food brand, then this could that elusive innovations role you’ve been waiting for! Apply now or call Dhrutee on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Ref: F6691


Due to the large number of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to thoroughly review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application within 5 working days, however if you have not heard from us within this timeframe, we are sorry to say your application for the role has not been successful. To support you in showcasing your best self, we make sure that any necessary accommodations, whether physical or non-physical, are provided to assist you throughout the job application and interview process.

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.

Company info
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom

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