Senior Process Technologist

South East England
23 Nov 2016
21 Dec 2016
Chelsea Laws
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Senior Process Technologist
Location - Kent

If you are someone with a strong background within the process sector of the food industry and ready to take the next step in your career. Are you experienced with working within a large team with the technical, production and development teams to liaise and drive product quality. If this sounds like the right role for you then we may have you next career step.

This successful company specialise in making and developing retailer label products for the top UK retailers across their different sectors. They pride themselves in supplying these retailers with outstanding quality, value and service products. Also as a company they see their foundation as their people for their loyalty, dedication and such a long service contribution to the business.

The Senior Process Technologist will:
*Have technical standards that will contribute to ensure the highest food safety and quality standards are embedded through the business.
*Have a product quality improvement strategy that complements the overall business strategy. This strategy has been converted into appropriate operational or technical plans that are clearly understood and owned by the manufacturing and technical team.
*Appropriate quality KPI's are cascaded through the manufacturing team (Production, Planning, Engineering and Quality). Ensure that the KPI's are communicated at all levels.
*Identify and agree capital expenditure plans which form an integral part of the overall business plan to increase quality, drive down waste and reduce cost to achieve agreed returns.
*Assist with delivery of charge management programmes to improve quality performance and creates an environment where individuals feel able to continually challenge current procedures, take measured risks and are encouraged to embrace change consistent with the company values.
*Develop customer relationships that inspire confidence in product quality through their people, their manufacturing capability and their translation of customer needs into deliverable actions.
*Develop a full understanding of all customer product ranges to champion quality at all stages of development and production.
The Senior Process Will Need To:
*Qualified to degree level or above in Food Science or a related subject
*Minimum of 5 years in manufacturing experience
*Strong and proven track record of achievement at a relevant level
*Extensive food development and process knowledge
*Strong financial and project management skill set
*Sound communication and negotiation skills
*A passion for all things food.
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Or alternatively contact Chelsea Laws on 0117 3252 999.

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