Assistant Process Technologist

12 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Are you currently a Process Tech looking to join a business who is confidently the leading manufacturer in their category? Or have you just completed a degree in a food science related discipline looking to kick start your career?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

You will be joining a strong development team with plenty of opportunity to grow within the business.

Key responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Assist with planning, organising and running product trials for new product lines and existing product improvements;
  • Writing and issuing recipes
  • Organising ingredients and packaging
  • Taking weight data for average weight declarations
  • Recording data from trials
  • Taking photos and completing quality standards
  • Collecting and sending samples
  • Assist in writing and circulating trial reports
  • Keep launch files up-to-date by filing key data
  • Assist in setting up new quality standards for product launches
  • Responsible for managing stocks of ingredients and packaging within development kitchen
  • Deputise for Senior Process Technologist during holidays and off-site visits
  • Attend internal meetings to keep up-to-date with customer developments, site launch plans and process changes
  • Assist NPD team in Northampton with product development, samples and site visits
  • Assist in presenting trial product to customers and in hosting customers on site for launches
  • Reasonably flexible around working hours as occasional early starts or late finishes may be required for trials and launches
  • Assist in projects to continuously improve processes as requested
  • Validation and verification of key processes to a defined schedule
  • Carry out process audits post launch (in line with the stage and gate review step) to ensure any changes are captured / no changes have been made
  • Follow all the Company’s health & Safety rules and guidelines at all times

What we need from you?

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant food based discipline
  • Ability to cook and present food to a reasonable standard
  • Self motivated and practical individual
  • Analytical and numerate; competent with percentages and able to work with numerical data

Salary: £20-22k (dependant on experience)

For more information, contact Harriet on 07305 046 686 or email

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