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Senior Cake Developer

Blue Spark
South Lanarkshire
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Other Job Function
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

The Company

This is your chance to join a successful bakery business that supply innovative and tasty products to retail and foodservice customers. They are seeking a creative and experienced Senior Cake Developer to join their exciting team.

A  UK driving licence is essential for this role. 


The Role

This is a unique opportunity to learn, grow, experiment and above all work for a company that you can be proud of. You will be creating quality product development, as well as working to extend existing product ranges with new innovative concepts based on the latest market trends and insights. You will lead the development kitchen to be best in class kitchen organisation & maintenance by supporting the team to generate and effectively deliver the development activity to the highest standards.

You will work in line with customer expectations, creating new cake products and recipe development, using your cake decorating skills to the full. You will be required to explore new exciting flavours / ingredients to see how they can best be attuned to new products and customer requirements. You’ll strive to ensure your products are manufactured successfully without compromising on flavour and quality, guaranteeing a taste sensation for consumers every time.  


The Person

This role would suit a creative and passionate Cake Decorator/Developer with artistic flair who has previous experience managing a team or looking to take the next steps in their foodie career.  

You will be able to think outside of the box and be confident in presenting your ideas and passion for sweet treats to others. Knowledge of bakery ingredient functionality to help problem solve and trouble shoot product issues would be ideal. You will constantly be on the lookout for the latest trends and be able to bring these ideas to life to keep ahead of competitors.

If you are looking to take the next step up in your career and play a key role in a successfully growing & innovative business, send through your application across or call Kimia on 0345 2600 737.


Ref: F6721


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

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