Senior Process Technologist

DR Newitt
West Lothian
Salary is negotiable depending on experience up to £31,500 per annum
10 Oct 2017
10 Nov 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client is a highly respected food processor who supplies a range of chilled products into the high end retailers.

The role

  • To work closely with Development, Technical team and Procurement teams to ensure technical integrity of products, improve margin, minimise new raw materials and suppliers and assess suitability of packaging etc.
  • To support production projects/problems on margin improvements.
  • To ensure new concepts/ideas are factory friendly/efficient.
  • To liaise with the project engineer on packaging related projects.
  • Lead the Process Project in Business, determining resource requirements.
  • Support the NPD, Technical Development and purchasing through the launch process.

The candidate

  • The successful candidate will have a HDip, BSc or MSc in Food Science or related discipline.
  • Experience in a customer facing technical/development or commercial role ideally with a strong track record of launching products. 
  • Previous experience working with major UK retailers would be preferable.
  • A passion for Food.
  • PC skills (MS Excel and MS Outlook).
  • Experienced in supporting and leading direct reports.

What’s on offer?

  • Starting salary of up to £31,500 depending on experience after interview.

If you are interested in this position then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris on 0131 226 5060.

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