Senior Bakery Technologist

Panelto Foods
Longford Ireland
Salary - negotiable
22 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Bakery Technologist

Panelto Foods is a privately owned Irish company based in Longford and established in 2004. We produce a range of high quality contemporary sandwich breads for the UK, Irish retail and food service markets, from a highly automated world class bakery.

About the role

We are searching for a Senior Bakery Technologist who will be responsible for the process performance of the plant in terms of product quality and efficiency.

Role and Responsiblities

  • 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


Salary - negotiable

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