Greencore Group

Process Development Technologist

17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Greencore Group
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

We've got a great opportunity for a Process Development Technologist to join our team at Warrington. As Process Development Technologist, you'll act as a key link between the product development kitchen and the production line. With a focus on product trials, you will be responsible for the planning, preparation and successful delivery of process development, as well as line trials, to support the smooth transition to full production and launch. Product consistency throughout the process is essential in order to meet customer requirements, so you'll need a good eye for detail.

A little about Greencore

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn't stop at being the world's largest sandwich producer, we're looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.

What you'll be doing

In the role of Process Development Technologist, you'll be monitoring and communicating process trends and analysing data to ensure that the launch date is met with a keen eye on process optimisation. You'll need to challenge and investigate potential continuous improvement projects and facilitate relevant trials to drive product enhancements, whilst ensuring everything complies with food safety and quality standards.

You will ensure that all line trails are fully documented and will provide guidance and advice to cross functional manufacturing teams, building strong relationship to drive results. You will also provide information to support the creation of customer and factory specifications, leading to the accurate and appropriate product labelling information.

What you'll need

You will have a degree in Food Science or related subject, alongside previous experience of working within food manufacturing. You'll have strong communication and influencing skills and be comfortable in dealing with a wide range of people at all levels.

You'll have strong organisational skills alongside the ability to manage multiple tasks, always focusing on delivering results against tight deadlines.

With expertise in interpretation of customer code of practice, you'll have the ability to evaluate and interpret shelf life results. Knowledge of legal labelling legislation and a variety of retailer web based systems is required alongside a good level of general computer literacy.

Not only will you be working for one of the country's leading food manufacturers you'll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.

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