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NPD Technologist (FTC)

Blue Spark
South East England
Closing date
18 Mar 2019
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Job Details

The Company

This long established brand are known for their vibrant product ranges and are a leading light in their sector.  They are looking for an NPD Technologist to support the team on a fixed term contract.

The Role

You’ll be part of the Design and Development team working with the Senior Product Designers to manage R&D Projects from initial concept stage through to launch. This is a broad role where you will be working cross-functionally with marketing, technical, regulatory, packaging and operational teams to deliver first class products to the global market.

You will be working on new projects as well as redeveloping existing products to align with changing trends and consumer needs.  This will include working within the R&D lab, testing products / ingredients as well as consumer testing and product trials.

The Person

We are looking for a Food Science graduate who has previous experience working in a concept to launch role and has a solid understanding of product development / R&D principles.  Experience within a branded R&D / NPD role is essential along with the ability to be hands on, manage multiple projects, strong attention to detail as well as the ability to collaborate and influence others. 


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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