Process Technologist

Process Engineer

Ref: 434Monday 16 May 2022

Up to £35,000 per annum DOE

Our client are a major supplier of chilled food products and they are seeking to appoint an experienced Process Technologist. As Process Technologist you will be responsible for acting as a link between product development and production ensuring that new products are effectively delivered following a critical path, from trial and testing stages to full production.

Salary up to £35,000 per annum dependent upon experience.    

Reporting directly to the Head of NPD, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Translation and delivery of new or changed products from concept to launch within the agreed critical path and with the right quality and safety standards
  • Effectively plan, prepare and execute product process development and all line trials to deliver product and customer requirements
  • Ensure all trials are fully documented and adhere to food safety and quality standards
  • Consider the opportunity to deliver improvement opportunities within the trial stages
  • Liaise with procurement and technical to ensure all new raw materials are procured and are fit for purpose
  • Ensure all trial information is documented to enable accurate specs, BOM’s & factory documents may be completed
  • Submitting products for micro analysis and determining shelf   
  • Completion of organoleptic data for every product trial
  • Completion of Quality Standards for all new products or processes
  • Working on continuous improvement opportunities for all manufactured products
  • Troubleshooting and resolving product related issues within the manufacturing environment

To be successful in the role of Process Technologist, you will possess the following qualities:

  • Previous relevant experience within a high care chilled food environment
  • Degree (or equivalent) in Food Science or a related subject
  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to multi task, and deliver against tight critical paths
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with people on all levels
  • Sound knowledge of functional ingredients and any related process constraints
  • An understanding of processing equipment and best use
  • Ability and aptitude to resolve food processing issues
  • Passionate about process, process improvement and functionality of ingredients   

This position is based in Redditch and is easily accessible from Studley, Alcester, Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Droitwich, Worcester, Birmingham and Warwick.

If you are an experienced Process Technologist, looking for a new opportunity please apply immediately.

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