Senior Process Technologist

Location
Leicestershire
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Ref
Zest 3242342
Contact
Lisa-Marie Dienel
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Commutable from: Leicester, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Ruby, Loughborough and Tamworth.

We are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity for an experienced Process Technologist or NPD technologist to take on the challenge of a senior position. This is role is with a reputable chilled manufacturer with sites across the UK that works with all major retailers.

Reporting into the Technical Services & Process Development Manager your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

*Manage a team of process technologists to conduct process trials and assign projects
*Liaising within NPD, Technical, Operations and Purchasing departments as well as external suppliers
*Organise team meetings along with trial plans to ensure that all teams are updated on progress towards objectives
*Build customer relationships to ensure they are updated with all trials and product launches
*Utilise critical paths to track process

As the ideal candidate you will have a food science and related degree with experience in process development or NPD within the food manufacturing industry. You will also have a good understanding of processes used by the major UK retailers. You will have fantastic organisation skills and have excellent attention to detail.

The company take pride in their products and are seeking a candidate who is enthusiastic about all things food and is able to demonstrate the same passion they have for their products.

If you understand, enjoy and thrive in a FMCG environment and want to succeed in a thriving business, utilising your skills as a Process Technologist to build and develop your career then an updated copy of your CV is required for this application. ZEST are specialists at food manufacturing recruitment; we offer a more dynamic and thorough recruitment service into the food and drink industry.

If this particular opportunity is not right or you are looking for confidential advice about the industry, please do not hesitate to contact myself. Please contact Lisa-Marie Dienel on 01780 483 999 or email ld@zestfoodjobs.co.uk

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