Process Technologist

East Midlands
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This award winning, international food business supplies world class chilled ranges for the UK major multiples, bringing products to consumers that are high in flavour, quality and value. Working across a variety of categories, they are now seeking an experienced Process professional to join their team at their fast paced site in the East Midlands region.

The Role

You’ll be a central member of the Process team, assisting with the management of product launches and being responsible for:

  • Overseeing the transition of new concepts from kitchen to production, ensuring products are technically sound throughout the development process whilst guaranteeing customer specifications, timescales and budgets are met.
  • Taking part in production trials to monitor product performance in line with customer quality parameters as well as the latest food safety legislation, evaluating trial data and samples and troubleshooting potential issues.
  • Working with NPD and Production teams to co-ordinate post launch evaluations, monitoring the commercial and operational feasibility of concepts and driving continuous improvements.
  • Liaising with major retail customers to manage the critical path, keeping them informed throughout the launch cycle in order to manage and satisfy their expectations.

The Person

We are looking for a passionate Technologist with previous experience of working in a similar process development role within a chilled food manufacturing environment where you have managed fast paced projects for major customers. You’ll have a proven track record of working directly with the UK retailers where you’ll have driven products through the NPD process using your highly organised and methodical approach. Working knowledge of technical standards including HACCP is essential along with great communication skills as you’ll be liaising with both customers and internal teams at all business levels.

If you’re looking to join a progressive food business where you can share your passion for process improvements then this could be your perfect match! Apply now or call us on 0845 2600 737 to find out more.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

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.