Greencore Group

Senior Process Technologist

Northamptonshire, Northampton
30 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Greencore Group
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role

We've got a great opportunity for a Senior Process Technologist to join our team. As Senior Process 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

As a Senior Process Technologist you will be responsible for the planning, preparation and successful execution of process development and line trials to deliver customer requirements and process improvements. You will monitor and communicate process trends to ensure launch date adherence, maximum process optimisation and effective communication to customers. Also ensure the output of all line trials are fully documented with adherence to food safety, quality standards and customer requirements are met. Ensure that a safe working environment exists for employees and that as a minimum the department meets the standards set out in the SHE Policy

You will present new products and upgrades to the Product Development Manager in a professional manner demonstrating your food and process knowledge and expertise. Source and verify the feasibility of new raw ingredients within Greencore specifications and approved suppliers. You will also contribute to idea generation within the team to maximise competitor advantage

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.