Technical Process Technologist

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£28-£32k per annum
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
30 Jun 2019
Ref
JJ-P4358
Function
Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Our Client, a fast paced, high volume manufacturer of chilled foods for the major retailers, is looking for a Technical Process (Validation) Technologist for their site based in Kent. This is a key role within the Technical Team ensuring that the site’s risk assessments are live and accurate, with appropriate validations to maintain integrity and food safety.

Reporting to the Technical Systems and Compliance Manager, key accountabilities for the role are:

  • Maintaining and updating the sites allergen, species and segregation risk assessments and associated factory documentation
  • Carrying out validation and verification of process controls
  • Developing and maintaining the site’s thermal validation matrix, scheduling validations for new recipes and annual re-validations 
  • Conducting validation studies prior to the introduction of any new equipment or following any adjustments to existing equipment
  • Coordinating shelf life extension requests for raw materials, work in progress and existing finished products 
  • Conducting process audits as required to investigate customer complaints or internal issues 

Essential skills and experience include:

  • Experience as a Process Technologist, or similar, within a fast paced, high volume, complex, chilled food manufacturing environment
  • Ability to complete and design risk assessments
  • Methodical with a strong attention to detail and a systematic approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great organisational and time-management skills
  • Good standard of written English and Numeracy
  • Ability to generate and interpret statistical data
  • Good IT skills- data entry, report writing (graphs & charts) and photography
  • Full UK driving licence

The Company:

  • A well-established multi-site chilled food manufacturer
  • Modern and well invested sites
  • Supplying major retailers across the UK

If you are interested in applying for this role please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4358 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.

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