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Process Technologist

Blue Spark
South East England
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Other Job Function, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

The Company

Are you a Process Technologist brimming with passion looking to broaden your experience with a rapidly growing chilled food business? With a goal to delight customers and consumers time and time again with delicious products, this company are now seeking their next rising star to strengthen their team.


The Role

Reporting to the NPD Manager you will ensure all trials and projects run within the agreed critical path. Your key responsibilities will include:

·        Assisting the transition of products into a new purpose built facility, helping to meet increased demand and volume.

. Supporting the transition of new concepts from kitchen to production to launch, ensuring products are technically sound throughout the development process whilst guaranteeing food safety legislation, timescales and budgets are met.

·        Running production trials to monitor product performance in line with customer quality parameters as well as evaluating trial reports and troubleshooting potential issues.

·        Liaising with the Technical team to lead the project handover to guarantee all finished products conform to agreed specifications and artwork is signed off.

·        Supporting pre and post-trial meetings to secure successful launches and the continued growth of this progressive business.


The Person

This role would suit a confident and focussed Process Technologist with amazing attention to detail, the drive to deliver projects and previous hands on experience within the food industry. Experience in a fast paced chilled food sector would be highly advantageous. Food Science / Technology qualification would also be desirable.

You’ll have a strong understanding of product launch procedures and will be at ease taking responsibility for carrying out trials, working to a critical path and implementing quality and business standards throughout.

You'll be a confident communicator with a creative and innovative approach along with first class project management and influencing skills.

If you’re a real foodie with amazing attention to detail then this could be the one for you! Apply now or call us on 0345 2600 737.


Ref: F6741


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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