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Senior Development Technologist

Blue Spark
South Yorkshire
Closing date
25 Feb 2019

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The Company

Are you a creative and tuned in Development professional who can turn new food trends into market leading products? Our client is a well-established manufacturer with a distinctive market presence, a strong consumer understanding and excellent customer service. They are now seeking a Senior Development Technologist to join their creative team, developing innovative products.

The Role

In this dynamic and diverse innovations role you’ll be responsible for the development of amazing new products across multiple categories for a prominent retail customer. You’ll support the NPD Manager in the day to day running of the NPD function, organising resources to deliver projects in line with ambitious business plans and profit targets as well as the critical path. With your knowledge of emerging markets and understanding of consumer trends you’ll drive innovation and deliver compelling customer presentations to demonstrate how your products will make a real impact in the market place. You’ll also be benchmarking new and existing ranges, ensuring all quality, technical and production needs are met whilst keeping up to date with the latest movements in this fast moving industry.

The Person

We are looking for a bright and ambitious Senior Development Technologist with a food degree and previous experience of working in a similar food development role in the chilled sector. You must have excellent communication, presentation and project management skills in order to achieve success in this customer facing role. An understanding of the critical path is also essential, and you’ll ideally have experience of working with the UK retailers to launch new products to market.

If you’re a passionate and driven team player looking to apply your creativity and NPD skills then apply now or call Rachel on 0345 2600 737 to find out more!


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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