Process Technologist

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
North Lanarkshire
Salary
A starting salary of up to £35,000
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
14 Mar 2019
Ref
SNPTLAN
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

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. 

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