Senior Bakery Technologist

Ireland (IE)
£40,000 - 50,000
11 May 2018
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a privately owned company with a highly automated plant produces high quality authentic bakery products for UK and Irish market. Due to massive expansion they are currently looking to recruit an experienced Senior Bakery Technologist

The role will be responsible for the process performance of the plant in terms of product quality and efficiency. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Analyse and evaluate the process performance of the plant in terms of product quality, process efficiency and reliability
  • Develop and implement manufacturing standards, improvements and savings for existing products and processes
  • Ensure ‘Best in Class’ approach to quality of products via thorough understanding and knowledge of production formulation, with scale up to delivery
  • Implement new products into the plant in partnership with Sales and NPD
  • Deliver a consistent ‘value add’ approach to the implementation of new products, in tandem with NPD
  • Develop a capability as the flour, dough, baking and manufacturing processing expert for the plant 
  • Deliver a consistent flour and dough quality for the products made in the plant 
  • Fulfilling the role as a trouble shooter in collaboration with supervisors, engineers, operators and other support disciplines with the aim to identify the root cause of bakery problems and to develop preventive solutions
  • Managing and supporting internal production trials
  • Provide training on processing, baking technologies and process improvements to supervisors, engineers, operators and other relevant staff members


  • University or Institute of technology degree in a technical, engineering or food technology field
  • Industrial bakery experience preferred and/or with a minimum of 2 years manufacturing experience preferably within the food sector
  • Experience in/or knowledge of lean, TPM or six-sigma is a distinct advantage
  • Experience with project and people management is an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language both written and spoken
  • Highly developed technical and technological insight and ability to drive change
  • Excellent analytical skills, innovative mind set and a high energy level
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Proficient at communicating and influencing across different levels within the organisation

Excellent opportunity for a bakery specialist

Indicative Salary Range: £40000 - 50000

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