Senior Process Technologist

Recruiter
Location
South East England
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
05 Apr 2017
Closes
03 May 2017
Ref
Y5329
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

This established food manufacturing company produces high quality chilled food products for a range of major retailers and food service customers. Driven by customer service and product excellence they are seeking a proactive Senior Process Technologist to help lead continuous improvement initiatives in line with business strategy.

The Role

In this broad role you will take responsibility for all aspects of launching new products, contributing significantly to all stages of the development and launch process. Your accountabilities will include:

· Working with internal teams including NPD and Production to co-ordinate post launch evaluations, monitoring the commercial and operational feasibility of concepts for full scale production and driving continuous improvements.

· 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.

· Planning and delivering 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.

· Attend customer development meetings to ensure a smooth transition from product concept to final launch.

The Person

We are looking for a confident Senior Process 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 and people management skills as you’ll be helping to develop junior members of the team.

If you are looking to join a progressive food business, where their passion for exceptional delivery can be recognised and rewarded then we’d love to hear from you; apply now or call us on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

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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.