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Interim Process Technologist

Blue Spark
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

The Company

This growing business have an amazing portfolio of premium products and work with a diverse range of customers that include retailers, food service, QSR and coffee shops. They are now looking for a knowledgeable Interim Process Technologist to join the team on a 3-Month FTC.


The Role

This role will see you managing the transition of new products from kitchen approval to production and launch. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Management of the critical path to ensure projects are successfully completed in line with agreed timescales and budgets whilst ensuring customer specifications are adhered to throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Co-ordinating and participating in process, scale-up and pre-launch trials for all EPD/ NPD, compiling reports and providing feedback on costs and yield.
  • Working closely with NPD, Quality and Technical teams to organise and attend shelf life and organoleptic tests to guarantee the highest levels of product quality and taste.
  • Supporting NPD and Production teams on continuous improvement projects including line efficiency, product quality and cost.


The Person

Suit a confident and experienced Process Technologist or Manager with amazing attention to detail, the drive to deliver projects and in-depth experience within the food industry. You’ll have an analytical and practical approach to tasks coupled with the desire to achieve results and drive continuous improvements.

You must be able to take responsibility for carrying out trials and work to a critical path as well as a sound knowledge of HACCP.  You must also have great attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage simultaneous projects to ensure successful launches. 

So, if you are keen to help this forward-thinking food business then apply now or contact us on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Ref: F6757


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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