Process Technologist

2 days left

Location
Bolton
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
24 Aug 2017
Function
Production, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Process Technologist

Closing Date – 11th Aug 2017

David Wood Baking is a fast growing food manufacturing business operating out of 6 sites across the UK. Supplying most of the major retailers and discounters, food service companies and some of the UK’s leading brands with a selection of speciality bread, pies, sweet and savoury pastries and ready meal products through fresh, frozen and ambient channels; DWB is an exciting and challenging place to work.

Our Development, Technical and Sales teams work closely together to innovate and deliver high quality goods that meet our customer’s briefs and technical standards. As the company continues to grow we are looking for a process technologist to join our product management team in a Process Technologist Role at our Bolton site. In this role you will participate in all aspects of the concept to launch process including:

  • Creative brainstorming of new product ideas
  • Sourcing of new ingredients
  • Kitchen and factory based concept development work
  • Factory Trials of new products and improvements to existing products
  • Product Benchmarking and sensory testing
  • Determining quality parameters for new products
  • Driving forward existing product quality standards
  • Interpretation of nutritional data
  • Maintaining accurate documents & product folders following the company’s development process.

To be successful in this opportunity applicants should have the following experience & skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role within quality baked goods or ready meals
  • Awareness of current food/ flavour trends
  • Basic awareness of Good Manufacturing Practice and HACCP
  • Good organisational skills
  • Take a “common sense” approach
  • Resilient, confident and able to deal with people an all levels
  • Are able to work individually and as part of an extended team
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent user of Microsoft office, including excel, word and PowerPoint
  • Are eligible to work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK driving licence

To apply for this role please send your CV and a covering letter to Helen Jagger (email address: helen.jagger@dwbaking.com).

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