Process Technologist

DR Newitt
North Lanarkshire
A starting salary of up to £35,000
Closing date
14 Mar 2019
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Our client, a food manufacturing business is currently seeking a Process Technologist.

As a Process Technologist, you will work directly with the NPD, Engineering, Operations and Commercial teams to contribute to the creation of new products.

A business that has experienced significant positive change recently and predicted future growth, this is a great time to part of the next chapter of their story.

The Role

  • Devising and implementing the industrial process to ensure that products developed by the New Product Development department can be produced at factory level on a multi-site scale-up basis.
  • Ensuring that all technical, food safety and product specifications meet company, customer and legal requirements.
  • Assessing existing factory equipment and process suitability.
  • Leading on new manufacturing equipment selection.
  • Designing and running line trials and assessing the results of these, making improvements where necessary and ensuring production operators are able to run the process.

The Candidate

  • A Degree or foundation in Food Technology or a relevant Science or applied Science subject.
  • Previous demonstrated experience in the food industry in an NPD / Development / Manufacturing position.
  • Understanding of HACCP.
  • Experience in gathering and agreeing on technical standards, demonstrating knowledge of regulatory requirements for food safety and labelling.
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of problem-solving and working to tight deadlines.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills at all levels
  • Good project management and organisational skills
  • Creative and Innovative in the generation of ideas and approaches
  • Able to deal with statistical analysis, recipe, and process related calculations

What’s on offer?

  • Starting salary of up to £35,000 D.O.E.
  • Enrolment pension
  • 28 Days Annual Leave
  • Working hours of Monday to Friday 08.30 - 17.00, (flexibility for business demands)

If you are interested in this position please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Simon Norris. 

Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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  • Edinburgh
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